Marcus
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
MAHR-kəs
Meaning
Rendered to Mars, warlike
Like the Name Marcus?
BOYS
+ Marcus
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Marcus"

Marcus is derived from the Latin meaning "dedicated to Mars". Mars was the Roman god of war, known to the Greeks as god Ares. It is also the fourth planet in the solar system. Marcus is a popular masculine given name not only in the United States, but in different spellings all over the world.

Popularity of the Name Marcus
Famous Marcus

Marcus Banks - basketball player
Marcus Coleman - football player
Marcus Fields - football player
Marcus Fraser - golfer
Marcus Harrison - football player
Marcus Jones - baseball player

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Marcus?
Discussion on the name Marcus
Weekly Prize Big thumb little lamb on

Green's 3 Little Lamb Throw is soft, cuddly and made of 75% pre-consumer recycled cotton and 25% acrylic. Knit, cut & swen in upstate New York. The throw is 40 x 30 inches, machine wash and dry.This adorable onesie makes the perfect photo opportunity when paired with the matching throw blanket. The onesie is 100% organic cotton, made with environmentally friendly water based dyes and inks - made in the USA, printed in Wisconsin. The onesie is size Medium (6 - 12 months only). Both...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.