From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Marcus. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1960 and 1990

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany
  • Southern Germany
  • Northern Germany

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Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

1) Roman praenomen, Latin mart-kos = 'dedicated to the god Mars' (see Marius)

2) Latinised version of Old German names containing the name element mark = 'border', 'borderland'

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