US Popularity:961
Other Origin(s):Latin, Portuguese
Meaning:Marital, warlike; Dedicated to Mars; God of war
Marcos is a boy’s name with Portuguese, Spanish, and Latin origins. The name Marcos derives from the name Marcus, meaning “marital,” “warlike,” “dedicated to Mars,” as well as “god of war.” In Roman mythology, Mars was the Roman God of war and was a prominent figure within the Roman military. Marcos is the equivalent of the English name Mark and is a great name for those who are seeking to pay homage to their Latin roots. Marcos has also proved to be a popular name throughout Europe and South America.

Marcos Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Marcos is currently #3201 on The Bump
Boy:Marcos is currently #1774 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Marcos is currently #961 in U.S. births
Boy:Marcos is currently #475 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 16
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Marcos, November 2019

  • Behind the Name, Mark, April 2022

  • Behind the Name, Marcus, November 2020

  • Name Doctor, Marcos

  • WordSense Dictionary, Marcus

  • WordSense Dictionary, Marcos

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 469

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