Marius - boys name

Marius name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Marius name meaning:

The name Marius is a masculine given name of Latin origin. It is derived from the Roman family name, Marius, which is believed to have originated from the Latin word "mas" or "maris," meaning "male" or "man." As such, the name Marius carries connotations of strength, masculinity, and virility.

In Roman history, the most famous bearer of the name Marius is Gaius Marius, a Roman general and statesman known for his military reforms and victories. He is regarded as a symbol of military strength and leadership. Therefore, the name Marius often evokes qualities such as courage, determination, and warrior spirit.

In modern times, the name Marius has retained its strong and powerful associations. It is often chosen for boys as a testament to their strength and resilience. Marius is a name that embodies masculinity and carries a sense of honor and integrity.

Origin: Latin

Hammer. Mars (Roman God of war). A Roman clan name.


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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Marius

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