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What does Markos mean?

Markos Pronunciation of Markos as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Markos is "dedicated to Mars". Markos is an alternate spelling of Marco (Latin): Italian and Portuguese version of Marcus. Markos is also a Slavic form of Mark (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH dedicated (faithful)


VARIANTS Marquus, Marques, Markus, Marcos, Marcas

RELATIONS VIA MARCO, MARCUS, MARK Marc, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markey, Marko, Markov, Marq, Marque



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How popular is Markos?

Markos is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#24892 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Marcus (#209 LAST YEAR), Mark (#210), Mario (#325), Marco (#359), Marcos (#432), Marc (#826), Markus (#1000), Marek (#1617), Markell (#1820), Marko (#1849), Marius and Marques are the popular related forms of Markos (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marq, are uncommon. These relations of Markos reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (AVERAGE #1002) and are now much less popular (#1053, 85%), with forms like Marcus becoming somewhat dated. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markus, Marques in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Markos is alike in pronunciation to Markeese, Markese, Markess, Markise, Markiss, Markize, Markwees and Markwess. Other recommended sound-alike names are Argos, Cadmos (see Cadmus), Carlos, Darko, Karlos, Mabon, Macon, Maddox, Magnes, Maimon, Major, Maks, Malcom, Maldon, Malki, Malkolm, Mano, Manton, Manzo, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Mareo, Marimo, Marinos, Marion, Markel, Marlan, Marlin, Marloe, Marlon, Marlond, Marlonn (see Marlon), Marlow, Marmion, Marmyon (see Marmion), Maro, Marom, Marquis, Marr, Mars, Marten, Marti, Martie, Martin, Marton, Marty, Marve, Marvyn, Marwood, Marzo, Masos, Mats, Maurids, Merton, Miko, Mirko, Miron, Morio, Moris, Morris, Morton, Myron, Nikos, Pablos, Parkes, Parks and Santos. These names tend to be more commonly used than Markos.

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