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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%, 77.3% LESS), with names like Marc becoming less in vogue. Marcel (#773), Marcelo (#760) and Marley (#863) are three of the more trendy baby names in this compilation, while Marcano (TOP 6%) and Markley (3%) 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 variantsMar-, var. Marzell, Martell, Marshawn, Marquis, Marquel, Markaine, Markeith
Origin fr. American element. Blends based on Mark plus other .. Maru is also a marginally favored baby name.

Marc and variantsMarc1, var. Mark1
Origin fr. French language. Variant of Mark. Mamo and Verc are creative variations.

Marcel and variantsMarcel, 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 variantsMarcellus2, 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 variantsMarco1, 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 variantsMarcus1, var. Markus1, Markos2, Marco2, Marcas
Stems fr. Latin. "Dedicated to Mars." Adoption of Marcus, Markus, etc. as baby names in 2015 was 6.3% less than 2014.

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 variantsMarek1, var. Marik
From Czechoslovakian, Polish elements. Variant of Mark. Usage of Marek and Marik as baby names in 2015 was up 1.8% 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 variantsMariano1, var. Marimo, Marianus1, Marianos
Stems fr. Spanish, Latin words. "Manly." Uncommon, with usage of 0.009% for Mariano, Marianos, etc. as boys' names in 2015, lower than 0.009% the year before.

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

Mario and variantsMario1, var. Marius1, Marianus2
Based on Latin element. "Manly." Mario is in the Top 2000.

Marion and variantsMarion, var. Mariano2
Stems fr. English, Latin. "Star of the sea." Well-used, with usage of 0.013% for Marion and Mariano as baby names in 2015, though lower than 0.014% the previous year.

Mark and variantsMark2, 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." Usage of Marc, Mark and Marques as birth names has faded circa the 1960s.

Markell and variantsMarkell2, var. Marx, Markel
Root fr. German. Variant of Mark. Adoption of Markell, Markel, etc. as boys' names in 2015 was 40.7% 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 variantsMarland, 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 variantsMarley, var. Marly, Marleigh, Marlea
Source fr. Old English. "Meadow near the lake." Adoption of Marley, Marlea, etc. as boys' names in 2015 was 5.6% less than a year ago.

Merlin and variantsMarlon2, 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- [Marquel, Marquis, Marzell, Martell, Markeith, Marshawn, ..], Marc [Mark], Marcel [Marcell, Marcelo, Marcely, Marcello, Marciano, Marcellus, ..], Marcellus [Marcello], March [Marzo, Marcio], Marco [Marcos, Markos], Marcus [Marco, Marcas, Markos, Markus], Marden [Mardel, Mardon, Mardyn], Marek [Marik], Mareo, Mariano [Marimo, Marianos, Marianus], Marino [Marinos, Marinus], Mario [Marius, Marianus], Marion [Mariano], Mark [Marq, Markus, Markov, Marque, Marques, Marquus, ..], Markell [Marx, Markel], Markham, Marland [Marlin, Marlon, Marlond, Marlondo], Marley [Marly, Marlea, Marleigh], Merlin [Marlin, Marlon]

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

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

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