Popularity:18862
Origin:French
Meaning:Nobleman; Lord of the borderlands
Bless your boy with a name that demands respect, like Markeese. This noble namesake is of Old French origin and means “nobleman” or “lord of the borderlands.” It derives from the title given to aristocrats whose holdings were located in the Marches and ranks below the title of Duke but above Earl, Viscount, or Baron. This well-placed name also appeared as a surname in New York in 1920 and may be spelled Marquis or Markeece. Gift your little one with a unique name like Markeese.
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