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What does Markov mean?

Markov Pronunciation of Markov as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Markov is "dedicated to Mars". Markov is an alternate form of Mark (Latin): anglicized variant spelling of Marcus.


ASSOCIATED WITH dedicated (faithful)


RELATIONS VIA MARK Marc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markey, Marko, Markos, Markus, Marq, Marque



Markov Raiden (M.R.), ..

How popular is Markov?

Markov is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#40397 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Markov (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Marcus (#209 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Mark (#210), Mario (#325), Marco (#359), Marcos (#432), Marc (#826), Markus (#1000), Marek (#1617), Markell (#1820), Marko (#1849) and Marius. Adoption of these relations of Markov reached its highest during 1960-1969 (AVERAGE #911) and is now significantly less (#967, DOWN 85%), with forms such as Marcus becoming somewhat outmoded. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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, Markus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Darko, Iakov, Jakov, Mackey, Mackie, Madox, Maik, Maimon, Major, Malcom, Maldon, Malki, Malkolm, Mallon, Mano, Manoa, Manton, Mar-, Marcas, Marcel, March, Marcio, Marden, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Mareo, Marimo, Marino, Marinor (see Marriner), Marion, Markel, Markese, Markham, Markiss, Marlen, Marley, Marlin, Marloe, Marlon, Marlond, Marlonn (see Marlon), Marlow, Marly, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marmion, Marmyon (see Marmion), Maro, Marom, Marr, Marsdon, Marsh, Marston, Mart, Martel, Marton, Marty, Martyn, Marvyn, Marx, Marzo, Maslon, Masson, Mateo, Maxson, Maynor, Mikol, Mirko, Miron, Morio, Morrow, Murton, Myron, Yaakov, Yacov and Yakov. These names tend to be more frequently used than Markov.

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