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Marcus

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Origin: Latin
Meaning: Warlike

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Marcus

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Marcus in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Marcus:

  • Records indicate that 216,550 boys in the United States have been named Marcus since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1984, when 5,983 people in the U.S. were given the name Marcus. Those people are now 32 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


     

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      4 Positive Comments

  • "My youngest son's name is Marcus. And he's a warrior, both through good and bad. The kid would rather fight than talk, but he's also very strong and people look up to him because he is very intelligent. Sometimes, I kinda wished that I named him something different. Therefore, his wrestling and fighting might have been curbed." Jul. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Marcus and we love it. He suits his name very much....very strong, athletic, handsome, smart, outgoing, fun. We never have to correct someone with pronounciation or spelling. There is two other boys with the same name at his school." Aug. 26, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Marcus and we love the name. It is Latin in origin and means 'Warlike'. It is manly and strong. My son is a very happy child and the name has rubbed off on him." Apr. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My boyfriend's name is Marcus & I LOVE it! It's well known, yet not overly used. It's very rarely spelled incorrectly, every once in a while he'll get a Markus." Jan. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "my boyfriend's name is marcus too and i love him to shreds. both our names aren't very common where we are which is good. i love you more than anything babe :) xoxo" Aug. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate



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