Origin:French
Popularity:2621
Meaning:nobleman; lord of the borderlands
If baby is going to rule your home, then it's only right he has a name that matches. Marquis, a boy's name of French origin, means "nobleman" and "lord of the borderlands" and was a title used for the nobility. It was a rank used for aristocrats who had land in more vulnerable border areas and was a lower rank than Duke but higher than Baron, Earl, and Viscount. This regal name can also be spelled as Marquise, the feminine form of Marquis, and Marquez.

Famous People Named Marquis

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  • Marquis de Sade
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