The Italian form of Mark, this name became famous because of the exploits of Marco Polo, the Venetian explorer who expanded trade routes to China in the 13th century. Italian immigrants who came to America in the early years of the 20th century made the name a favorite in the US. Because of its association with the famous explorer, Marco (likely associated with Mars, the god of war) is a name that inspires confidence and adventure.
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