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Marquis - Meaning of Marquis

What does Marquis mean?

Meaning of the name MarquisMarquezMarkessMarquelMarkeeseMarquiMarqueseMarkiseMarquieMarqueceMarkwessMarkquiseMarkissMarkizeMarkeseMarkisMarkezMarquiceMarkeeceMarquesMarkweesMarquessMarquiesMarqueeMarkiceMarqes

[ 2 syll. mar-qui(s), ma-rqu-is ] The baby boy name Marquis is also used as a girl name, but the use for boys is much more common. It is pronounced as MaaRKIY- †. Marquis is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from Latin and Old French origins. Old French origin: Its meaning is literally from the word 'marquis'. The first name is derived from the Old French title for noblemen of hereditary rank; the title is also used in various European monarchies.

In addition, Marquis is an English variant of the name Marcus (English, Scandinavian, French, and German).

The name Marquita (English and Spanish) is the female equivalent of Marquis.

The name Marquis is widely used; it has 30 variants. Variants include Markeece, Markeese, Markese, Markess, Markez, Markice, Markis, Markise, Markiss, Markize, Markquise, Markwees, Markwess, Marqes, Marquece, Marquee, Marquel, Marques (also used in Portuguese), Marquese, Marquess, Marquez (also used in Spanish), Marqui, Marquice, Marquie, Marquies, Marquise, Marquiss, Marquist, Marquiz, and Marquize.


See also the related categories, title and french.

Marquis is a classic favorite. Currently it is still a somewhat popular baby name for boys, though it was in more widespread use in the past. The name's popularity rose from the 1960s up to the 1990s; before that, it was of very light use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 1993 with 0.049% of baby boys being given the name Marquis. Its ranking then was #282. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity. In 2016, its usage was 0.011% and its ranking #943. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Marquis, Marcus was the most popular. In 2016, its use outnumbered Marquis' by 10 times. In the past century Marquis has predominantly been a baby boy name.

Baby names that sound like Marquis include Markee, Markey, Marki, Markie, Marky, Marquee, Manraj, Manric, Marcas, Marceau, Marci, Marcio, Marco, Marcos, Marcous, Marcoux, Marcus, Marcuss, Marek, and Marka.

† Pronunciation for Marquis: 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)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

A famous person named Marquis is Author, Marquis de Sade, born Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, June 2, 1740 - December 2, 1814, Paris, France.


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