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What does Markiss mean?

Markiss Pronunciation of Markiss as a name for boys has its root in Old French, and the name Markiss means "nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Markiss is a version of Marquis (Old French).




VARIANTS Marquiz, Marquise, Marquez, Marquess, Marques, Markwess, Markwees, Markize, Markise, Markess, Markese, Markeese, Markeece



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How popular is Markiss?

Markiss is a rare given name for men. Markiss is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Markiss (NOT RANKED) are Markese, Marques, Marquez (#1956 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Marquis (#1010) and Marquise (#1525). Other variants, like Marquiz, are seldom used. These forms of Markiss reached the top of their popularity 23 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and are now significantly less widespread, with versions like Marques becoming less stylish. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markese, Marques, Marquez, Marquis, Marquise in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Markiss is alike in pronunciation to Marcas, Marcos, Marcus, Markos, Markus and Marquus. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arliss, Boriss, Burgiss (see Burgess), Caddiss, Chriss, Corliss, Curtiss, Damarkiss (see Demarcus), Dariess (see Darius), Daviss, Ferriss, Harriss, Kriss, Kurtiss (see Kurtis), Landiss (see Lander), Mackie, Maks, Malki, Malkiel, Malkior, Malkiya (see Malki), Marcio, Marik, Marimo, Marino, Marinos, Marinus, Mario, Marion, Marius, Mark, Markaine, Markeith, Markel, Markell, Markey, Markham, Marko, Markov, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Marmion, Mars, Marsh, Marti, Martie, Martijn, Martin, Martino, Martinos, Martinus, Marvin, Marwin, Mathias, Matias, Mattias, Maurids, Maurise, Maurits, Moris, Morris, Morriss, Parkins, Parriss and Purviss. These names tend to be more commonly used than Markiss.

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