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

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Marco
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Marcos
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Marcus
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Markko
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Márkkos
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Markku
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Marko
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Markó
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Marku
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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 (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
29638 38196 7 23 29631 38173
Denmark Denmark[11]
8653
n.a.
0
n.a.
8653
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
5626
n.a.
5
n.a.
5621
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
3185 0 0
n.a.
3185
Greenland Greenland[14]
12 23
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
7 14
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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: [10][11][12][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Marcus (m) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Marcus (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Marcus (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Marcus (m)


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 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. details see Name Statistic tables