Origin:Latin
Popularity:2387
Meaning:Of Mars; Warlike, the god of war
Markus is a boy's name of Scandinavian, Roman, and Latin roots, meaning "of Mars," "warlike," and "the god of war." The name's variant "Marcus" dates back to ancient Rome and was one of the most commonly used names for boys. As powerful on earth as in the sky, "Mars" was an ever-powerful fertility god in Roman mythology, of which March was named. Although more commonly spelled with a "C," Markus's trendy "K" gives life to this antique name. Mighty and forceful, parents can count on bouncing baby Markus to leave his mark on the world.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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