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What does Mars mean?

Mars Pronunciation of Mars as a boys' name. Mythology: the classical god of war.

SEE ALSO Ares, Corin, Marcel, Marcus, Mariano, Martin


ASSOCIATED WITH mythology, classical (medieval), war


FEMININE FORMS Corin, Marcella, Marcia



Mars Jakari (M.J.), ..

How popular is Mars?

Mars is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#6850 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Mars entered the list in 2017 and reached its peak rank of #1920 in the U.S. in 2018. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Marcus (#209 VIA LATEST LIST), Martin (#272), Ares (#563), Marcel (#734) and Mariano (#1226) are the prominent alternative forms of Mars (#1920). Usage of these relations of Mars was widespread among parents in 1990 (USAGE OF 0.4%) and is somewhat less today (USAGE 0.2%, 46%). Marcus has been the overall favorite, though Marcel has become trendy as well, while versions such as Marcus have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mars, Ares, Marcel, Marcus, Mariano, Martin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marcus, Martin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mars is pronounced similarly to Merce and Morse. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Lars, Mabry, Mac, Mace, Mack, Macy, Mads, Magus, Maik, Maks, Man, Mann, Mano, Manus, Mar, Mar-, Marc, Marcas, March, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Mareo, Marik, Mario, Marius, Mark, Marko, Markos, Markus, Marly, Maro, Marom, Marq, Marr, Marsh, Mart, Marti, Marty, Marve, Marx, Marzo, Masos, Mat, Mata, Mats, Matt, Matz, Mauro, Maurus, Maury, Max, Maxx, Maxy, Mayes, Mayo, Mays, More, Mori, Moris, Mort, Moss and Pears. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mars.