Marcus – University of Copenhagen

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Marcus

How many boys were given this name in 2009?

Marcus: 333
Markus: 87

Meaning

Marcus is a Latin name probably formed from the name of the Roman god of war Mars.

Popularity

Marcus became a popular name in the course of the 1990s and its popularity culminated in the beginning of the new century. In recent years there has been a slow decline in its popularity.

Well-known bearers of the name

Among familiar bearers of this name can be mentioned the evangelist Mark and the Roman general Marcus Antonius, who died in the year 30 B.C.