Marcus

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Roman praenomen, Latin mart-kos = 'dedicated to the god Mars' (see Marius) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Latinised version of Mardochai (see Mordechai) [1]

3) Latinised version of Old German names containing the name element MARK [8]

Related Names

Marchus
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Marco
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Marcos Portuguese
Marcus
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Markko
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Finish Swedish
Márkkos
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Sami
Markku
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Marko
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Markó
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Icelandic
Marku
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Finish
Markus
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Markús
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Icelandic

See also Make, Mákoĸ, Marcellus, Marcius, Marek, Margo (Estonian), Mark, Marlon, Marx

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Marcuksenpoika Finland
Marcusen Denmark Norway
Marcuson Norway Sweden
Marcussen Denmark Norway
Marcusson Norway Sweden
Marcussøn Norway
Marcusøn Norway

Female

Marcuksentytär Finland
Marcusdatter Denmark Norway
Marcusdotter Norway Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Marcus
Genitive: Marcus'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Marcus
Genitive: Marcuksen
Partitive: Marcusta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Marcus
Genitive: Marcus'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Marcus
Genitive: Marcus' / Marcus

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

25 April

Norway Norway

25 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Marcus Laurentius Wallenberg (5 March 1864 – 22 July 1943), Swedish banker
  • Marcus Lodewijk Schenkenberg van Mierop (born 4 August 1968), Swedish model

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
7 16 29513 37668
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 8424 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 5482 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 3070
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Marcus(m) Sources: [9][10][11][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Marcus(m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Marcus(m)

Sources: [9] [10] [11] [12]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Own theory.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables