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What does Marcos mean?

Marcos Pronunciation of Marcos as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and Marcos means "dedicated to Mars". Marcos is a Spanish, Portuguese form of Marco (Latin): Italian and Portuguese variation of Marcus. Marcos is also a derivative of Mark (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH dedicated (faithful)


VARIANTS Marquus, Marques, Markus, Markos, Marcus

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA MARCO, MARK Marc, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markey, Marko, Markov, Marq, Marque



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How popular is Marcos?

Marcos is a very prominent first name for men (#417 out of 1220, Top 34%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#9192 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Marcos reached its peak position of #224 in the U.S. in 1996, and is presently at #432. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marcos name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Marcus (#209 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Mark (#210), Mario (#325), Marco (#359), Marc (#826), Markus (#1000), Marek (#1617), Marko (#1849), Marius and Marques are the prominent varying forms of Marcos (#432) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Marcos were favored as baby names during 1960-1969 (USAGE OF 2.64%) and are now significantly less popular (USAGE 0.39%, 85%), with versions like Marc falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marcos, Marc, Marco, Marcus, Marek in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mario, Marius, Mark, Marko, Markus, Marques in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marc, Marcus, Mark, Markus outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marcos is alike in pronunciation to Marcas, Markese, Markess, Markise and Markiss. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Argos, Carlos, Eros, Firdos, Ikaros, Janos, Karlos, Maccoy, Maceo, Macey, Macon, Macy, Maddox, Madog, Madox, Magnus, Major, Malcom, Mallon, Manus, Mar, Mar-, Marcel, Marcell, March, Marcio, Mardon, Mareo, Marianos (see Mariano), Marik, Marino, Marinor (see Marriner), Marinos, Marinus, Marion, Marloe, Marlon, Marlow, Marlowe, Marly, Marmyon (see Marmion), Maro, Marom, Marquis, Mars, Marsdon, Mart, Marton, Marty, Martyn, Marvel, Marvyn, Marzo, Masos, Masson, Matico, Matyas, Maureo, Maurits, Mayo, Mays, Merton, Mikhos, Mircea, Miron, Morrow, Morton, Sancos, Taos and Yorgos. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marcos.

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