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Boy Names Starting with Mar-

Mar- baby names and what they mean, with 42 results. Mar- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names reached the top of their popularity 6 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 3.2%) and are now significantly less conventional (ADOPTION 0.7%, 77.9% LESS), with names like Marlin becoming less in vogue. Marcel (#768), Marcelo (#762), Markus (#861) and Marley (#866) are four of the more trendy baby names in this compilation, while Mares (TOP 2%) and Marker (4%) are familiar Mar- surnames. Here is the list of Mar- names for girls.

Mar- names

Mar- - Marlin | Marlon - Marvin | Marwood - Maryland

Mar- - Marlin

Mar- and variants

Mar-, var. Marzell, Martell, Marshawn, Marquis, Marquel, Markaine, Markeith
Origin fr. American element. Blends based on Mark plus other .. Marz is also a marginally favored baby name.

Marc and variants

Marc1, var. Mark1
Origin fr. French language. Variant of Mark. Mamo is a creative variation.

Marcel and variants

Marcel, var. Marciano, Marcely, Marcelo, Marcellus1, Marcello1, Marcellino, Marcell, Marcellin, Marcelin, Marceau
Origin fr. French, Latin. "Little warrior." Common as surnames, and Marcel (UPPER 10%) is comparable to common -el surnames Misel (UPPER 47%), Markel (5%).

Marcellus and variants

Marcellus2, var. Marcello2
Origin fr. Latin language. "Dedicated to Mars." Used widely as children's names, Marcellus and Marcello are similar to the familiar Marcelo.

March, var. Marzo, Marcio
Origin fr. Old French language. "Borderland, frontier." Not in Top 2000.

Marco and variants

Marco1, var. Markos1, Marcos1
Origin fr. Latin word. Italian and Portuguese variant of Marcus .. Used widely as birth names, Marco, Markos, etc. are pronounced like the popular Marko.

Marcus and variants

Marcus1, var. Markus1, Markos2, Marco2, Marcas
Stems fr. Latin. "Dedicated to Mars." Adoption of Marcus, Markus, etc. as baby names in 2016 was 37.2% less than 2006.

Marden, var. Mardyn, Mardon, Mardel
Origin fr. Old English element. "The valley with the pool." Compare last names Marten (UPPER 7%), Marlen (70%).

Marek and variants

Marek1, var. Marik
From Czechoslovakian, Polish elements. Variant of Mark. Usage of Marek and Marik as baby names in 2016 was down 3.4% compared to a year ago.

Derivative of Japanese element. "Rare, uncommon." Mareo is unique as a boys' name. See also Maureo.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mar- names: Marc, Marcel, Marcell, Marcello, Marcellus

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mar- names: Marcelo, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mar- names: Mariano, Marino, Mario, Marion, Marius

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mar- names: Mark, Markeith, Markel, Markell, Markham

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mar- names: Marko, Markus, Marland, Marley, Marlin

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mar- names: Marlon, Marquel, Marques, Marquis, Marshawn, Martell

Mariano and variants

Mariano1, var. Marimo, Marianus1, Marianos
Stems fr. Spanish, Latin words. "Manly." Uncommon, with usage of 0.007% for Mariano, Marianos, etc. as boys' names in 2016, lower than 0.009% the year before.

Marino and variants

Marino, var. Marinus, Marinos
Source fr. Latin language. "Of the sea." Marinus and forms were favored as birth names during 1910-1919.

Mario and variants

Mario1, var. Marius1, Marianus2
Based on Latin element. "Manly." Mario is in the Top 2000.

Marion and variants

Marion, var. Mariano2
Stems fr. English, Latin. "Star of the sea." Well-used, with usage of 0.011% for Marion and Mariano as baby names in 2016, though lower than 0.013% the previous year.

Mark and variants

Mark2, var. Marquus, Marques, Marque, Marq, Markus2, Markos3, Markov, Marko1, Marko2, Markey, Markell1, Mario2, Marius2, Marek2, Marcus2, Marcos2, Marco3, Marc2
Root fr. Latin language. "Dedicated to Mars." Mark and variants became more popular in 2016, gaining +13 rankings as birth names with Markell gaining the most.

Markell and variants

Markell2, var. Marx, Markel
Root fr. German. Variant of Mark. Adoption of Markell, Markel, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was 26.9% less than the previous decade.


From Old English language. "Mark's village." Slightly atypical as a boys' name, Markham is found more often as a surname.

Marland and variants

Marland, var. Marlondo, Marlond, Marlon1, Marlin1
Derivative of Old English. "Land near the lake." Marland (TOP 27%), Marlin (4%) and Marlon (76%) exist commonly as last names.

Marley and variants

Marley, var. Marly, Marleigh, Marlea
Source fr. Old English. "Meadow near the lake." Adoption of Marley, Marlea, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was 0.7% more than a year ago.

Merlin and variants

Marlon2, Marlin2
Forms of Merlin. Origin fr. Welsh element. "Sea fortress." Marlin (TOP 50%) and Marlon (41%) are conventional as men's names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Mar- names for boys.

1. Mar- - Marlin
Mar- [Marzell, Martell, Marquis, Marquel, Marshawn, Markeith, ..], Marc [Mark], Marcel [Marcely, Marcelo, Marcell, Marciano, Marcello, Marcellus, ..], Marcellus [Marcello], March [Marzo, Marcio], Marco [Markos, Marcos], Marcus [Marco, Markus, Markos, Marcas], Marden [Mardyn, Mardon, Mardel], Marek [Marik], Mareo, Mariano [Marimo, Marianus, Marianos], Marino [Marinus, Marinos], Mario [Marius, Marianus], Marion [Mariano], Mark [Marq, Marque, Markus, Markov, Marquus, Marques, ..], Markell [Marx, Markel], Markham, Marland [Marlon, Marlin, Marlond, Marlondo], Marley [Marly, Marlea, Marleigh], Merlin [Marlon, Marlin]

Marlon [Marlin, Marlen, Marlan, Marlonn, Marlinn, Marland], Marlow [Marloe, Marlowe], Marmaduke [Marmeduke], Larrimore [Marmer], Marmion [Marmyon, Marmeon, Marmionn], Maro, Marom, Marquis [Marqui, Marquiz, Marquez, Marques, Marquise, Marquess, ..], Marr [Mar], Marriner [Mariner, Marinor, Marrinor], Mars, Marsden [Marsdon, Marsdin], Marsh, Marshall [Marsh, Marshal, Marshell, Marschal, Marischal, Marischall, ..], Marshawn [Marshon, Marsean], Marston [Marsten], Martel [Martell], Martin [Marty, Martyn, Marton, Martino, Martinus, Martinos, ..], Marvell [Marvel], Marvin [Marve, Marvyn, Marwin, Marven, Marwynn]

Marwood, Maryland [Mariland, Marryland, Marriland, Marilland]

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