Markus - boys name

Markus name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 74%

Markus name meaning:

The name Markus is derived from the Latin name Marcus, which has its roots in ancient Rome. It is believed to be of Etruscan origin and was originally a Roman praenomen, or personal name. The meaning of the name Markus is often associated with the Roman god Mars, who was the god of war and fertility. In Roman mythology, Mars was highly revered, representing strength, courage, and masculinity.

People named Markus are often described as confident, assertive, and determined individuals. They are natural-born leaders with a strong sense of ambition and a desire to succeed. They are known for their strong willpower and determination, often willing to face challenges head-on. Markus is a name that exudes strength, power, and resilience, making it a popular choice for parents who want their child to embody these qualities.

Overall, the name Markus carries a sense of authority and leadership, reflecting the strong and assertive nature of those who bear it.

Origin: Dutch

Of Mars. The Roman fertility God Mars for whom March was named.

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Overall UK ranking: 1250 out of 4789

21 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (437)

Historical popularity of Markus

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