[ 2 syll. mar-kus, ma-rk-us ] The baby boy name Markus is pronounced as MAAR-KuhS (German) †. Markus is used mostly in the English, German, Hungarian, American English, Czech, Dutch, Latvian, and Scandinavian languages. Its language of origin is Latin.
In addition, Markus is a variant spelling (English, German, and Hungarian) of the English, Scandinavian, French, and German name Marcus.
Markus is also a derivative (American English, Czech, Dutch, German, Hungarian, Latvian, and Scandinavian) of the English, Dutch, Russian, and Scandinavian name Mark.
The origin and meaning of the name Markus is inherited by all variant forms.
Markus is a classic favorite. Today it is still somewhat popular as a baby boy name, but not as much as it was before. The name rose in popularity from the 1960s up to the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 1994, 0.019% of baby boys were given the name Markus. It was #508 in rank then. The baby name has fallen in popularity since then. In 2015, its usage was 0.013% and its ranking #865. Out of the family of boy names directly linked to Markus, Marcus was the most widely used. In 2015, it was 9 times more popular than Markus.
Baby names that sound like Markus include Manraj, Manric, Marcas, Marceau, Marci, Marcio, Marco, Marcos, Marcous, Marcoux, Marcus, Marcuss, Marek, Marka, Markas, Markco, Markee, Markeece, Markeese, and Markese.
† Pronunciation for Markus: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"