Name: Marcos

Origin and Meaning of the Name Marcos

  • Meaning:
    From the god Mars
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    (MAR kos)
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  • Used in:
    English, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Spanish and Portuguese name derived from the Latin Marcus, a name derived that most believe has its roots in Mars, the Roman mythological god of war.
    Others, however, think it might be from the Latin adjective 'mas' (manly), or the Greek 'malakoz' (soft, tender).

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