Name: Marques

Origin and Meaning of the Name Marques

  • Meaning:
    Lord of the marches; noble rank
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    From Marcos
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (mar KEHZ)
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Miscellaneous Info for Marques

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  • Used in:
    English and Portuguese speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Used in the US as a variant spelling of Marquis.
    Marqués is the Spanish word for the nobility rank marquis.

    Marques is a surname of Southern French origin (Occitan), Catalan (Marquès), and Spanish origin (Marqués): from marqués ‘marquis’, from the French noble rank, either a nickname for someone who behaved like a marquis or an occupational nickname for a servant in the household of a marquis.

    Marques is aslo a Portuguese surname, derived from the personal name Marcos.

Similar Names to Marques for Boys & Girls

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