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What does Marshall mean?

Marshall /mar-shall/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced MAR-shal. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Marshall is "caretaker of horses".

Occupational name. Also a law enforcement title and a military title of great honor. Common in Scotland as a first name since the early 19th century. Department store founder Marshall Field; media theorist Marshall McLuhan; actor David Marshall Grant; Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; football player Marshall Faulk; pop singer Marshall Mathers.


Marshall has 7 variants: Marchall, Marischal, Marischall, Marschal, Marsh, Marshal and Marshell.

Kreatif forms: Macshall, Masshall, Morshall. [more]

How popular is Marshall?

Marshall is a very popular first name for men (#285 out of 1220, Top 23%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#125 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Marshall for boys. Marshall reached its highest position of #165 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, and is at #319 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marshall name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marshall outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Marshall and affiliated names. The only other popular related form of Marshall (#319 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000 is Marshal. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.527%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.3405%, down 35.4%), with the version Marshal becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marshall, Marshal in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marshall and related baby names outside U.S.