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Name Marcus

Meaning:dedicated to Mars (the Roman god of war)Tools:

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About the name Marcus in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
US 2015 rank:#168     ... 166:Bryan, 167:Alan, 168:Marcus, 169:Preston, 170:Abraham ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Marcas, Marcos, Marius, Markus, Damarcus, Darius, Demarcus, Jamarcus, Magnus, Magnús     Details
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About Mark/Marcella, the group of names with the same origin as Marcus

Meaning/translation:dedicated to Mars (the Roman god of war)
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:one of the few classical Roman given names (praenomen)
 this name was traditionally given to boys born in the month of March
 known from Saint Mark, evangelist (author of the second Gospel)
Topics:New Testament, Roman given name, Roman mythology
Variants' top ranks:2:Marco Switzerland/German 1997,  2:Mark England+Wales 1974,  2:Marc Belgium 2013,  2:Marko Montenegro 2011,  2:Markuss Latvia 2014,  5:Markus Germany/West 1980,  6:Marcos Madrid 2005,  9:Marcus Sweden 1998,  9:Márk Hungary 2005,  10:Marek Poland 2012
Somehow related to:Marcel, Marcio/Marcia, Mars, Martin/Martina
Old/original forms:Marcus Latin, Martkos Latin
Name variants:Marcela, Marcella, Marcelle, Marc, Marcas, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Mark, Márk, Markel, Markell, Markku, Marko, Márkó, Markos, Markus, Markuss, Marlin, Marlon   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2015 85,  2014 65,  2013 66,  2012 57,  2011 72,  2010 492009 61,  2008 64,  2007 61,  2006 58,  2005 65,  2004 71,  2003 50,  2002 72,  2001 74
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 44,  2014 39,  2013 41,  2012 40,  2011 322010 43,  2009 37,  2008 45
DenmarkGraph2015 37,  2014 39,  2013 30,  2012 33,  2011 27,  2010 19,  2009 20,  2008 18,  2007 15,  2006 14,  2005 142004 15,  2003 15,  2002 15,  2001 17,  2000 18,  1999 21,  1998 22,  1997 25,  1996 28
England+WalesGraph2002 92,  2001 832000 97,  1999 96,  1998 87
New ZealandGraph2014 89,  2013 89,  2012 93,  2011 84,  2010 772008 98
NorwayGraph2015 71,  2014 45,  2013 45,  2012 46,  2011 43,  2010 41,  2009 35,  2008 32,  2007 31,  2006 35,  2005 32,  2004 28,  2003 33,  2002 25,  2001 242000 26,  1999 30,  1998 34,  1997 25
ScotlandGraph2015 111,  2014 130,  2013 130,  2012 117,  2011 144,  2010 118,  2009 125,  2008 119,  2003 99,  2001 95
SwedenGraph2011 98,  2010 90,  2009 74,  2008 59,  2007 55,  2006 49,  2005 54,  2004 31,  2003 27,  2002 23,  2001 18,  2000 14,  1999 13,  1998 9
Sweden prevalence 2014 44
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 115,  1990-1999 84,  1980-1989 681970-1979 72,  1960-1969 185
USA yearlyGraph2015 168,  2014 158,  2013 160,  2012 149,  2011 145,  2010 130,  2009 123,  2008 125,  2007 117,  2006 112,  2005 116,  2004 116,  2003 120,  2002 106,  2001 104,  2000 99,  1999 98,  1998 96,  1997 93,  1996 87,  1995 81,  1994 75,  1993 74
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