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Meaning of the Name Marcus

The first name Marcus is of Biblical, Gaelic, Latin, Scottish, Shakespearean origin. It is often a boy name. It has the following meaning(s):

Biblical: Polite; Shining
Gaelic: Hammer
Latin: Hammer. Mars (Roman God of War). Famous Bearer: Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony), Roman Triumvir and Lover of Egyptian Pharaoh Cleopatra
Scottish: Latin Name of Uncertain Derivation. Most Believe it Has Its Root in Mars, the Name of the Roman Mythological God of War, and is Therefore Given the Meaning 'War-like.' Others Think it is from Mas (Man
Latin: Warlike
Latin: War-like (Mark, Marc, Mario, Marco, Markos, Marcos, Marek, Markus)
Shakespearean: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. 'The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' Marcus Andronicus, Tribune of the People, and Brother to Titus

Similar Names

Marc | Marcas | March | Marci | Marcio | Marcius | Marco | Marcos | Marius | Markos |

Related Names

Marc  (Scottish)
A Short Form of Marcus, Marc is Also Used As an Independent Given Name. (Mark)
Marc  (English)
Variant of Mark: Derived from Latin 'Marcus': Mars (Roman God of War). St. Mark Was the Author of the Second Gospel. Famous Bearer: Mark Twain (-). Mark Twain's Real Name Was Samuel Clemens
Marcellus  (Latin)
Hammer. Also a Diminutive of Marcus: Mars (Roman God of War). A Family Name in Ancient Rome
Marcena  (Latin)
Of Mars. Feminine of Marcus. Mars Was Mythological Roman God of Fertility Also Identified With the Greek War God Ares
Marcena  (Latin)
Of Mars. Feminine of Marcus. Mars Was Mythological Roman God of Fertility Also Identified With the Greek War God Ares
Marci  (Latin)
Of Mars. Feminine of Marcus. Mars Was Mythological Roman God of Fertility Also Identified With the Greek War God Ares
Marcia  (Latin)
Of Mars. Feminine of Marcus. Mars Was Mythological Roman God of Fertility Also Identified With the Greek War God Ares
Marcianne  (Latin)
Of Mars. Feminine of Marcus. Mars Was Mythological Roman God of Fertility Also Identified With the Greek War God Ares
Marcine  (Latin)
Of Mars. Feminine of Marcus. Mars Was Mythological Roman God of Fertility Also Identified With the Greek War God Ares
Marco  (Italian)
Italian Form of Marcus: Mars (Roman God of War). Famous Bearer: Marco Polo (-), Explorer from Venice. Warring
Mark  (English)
War-like; Derived from Latin Marcus
Mark  (English)
Derived from Latin 'Marcus': Mars (Roman God of War). St. Mark Was the Author of the Second Gospel. Famous Bearer: Mark Twain (-). Mark Twain's Real Name Was Samuel Clemens

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