Marcus Name Meaning and Origin

Marcus is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Latin’ origin. The baby name Marcus means “Rendered To Mars”.


Marcus Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Latin”



Marcus is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “MAHR + kas”


Marcus Name Meaning:

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



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Marc, Marco, Marko, Marius


Famous people with this name:

Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor;

Marcus Antonius aka Mark Antony, Roman general and politician;

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman politician, philosopher and orator;

Marcus Licinius Crassus, Roman general and politician; wealthiest Roman of all time;

Marcus Junius Brutus, Roman politician; assassin of Julius Caesar;

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaican civil rights leader;

Marcus Miller, American jazz composer;

Marcus Camby, American basketball player;

Marcus Sloan, American basketball player;

Marcus Mastin, American author;

Marcus Carl Franklin, American actor;

Marcus Mumford, English musician;

Marcus Ardel Tafuna Taulauniu Mariota , American football quarterback; 2014 Heisman trophy winner;

Marcus, the apostle Paul’s fellowlabourer (Philemon 24);

Marcus Cannon, American football player;

Marcus Mailei, American football player;

Marcus Easley, American football player;

Marcus Trufant, American football player;

Marcus Thigpen, American football player;

Marcus Edward Trescothick, English cricketer;

Marcus Warren Haber, Canadian soccer player;

Marcus Paul “Marc” Blucas, American actor;

Marcus Morris, American basketballer; twin brother Markieff Morris;

Marcus Terrell Paulk, American actor/rapper;

Marcus Coloma, American actor;

Marcus Nonius Macrinus, Roman general and statesman;

Marcus Lloyd Butler, British vlogger;

Marcus Kleveland, Norwegian snowboarder;

Marcus Samuelsson, Ethiopian-Swedish celebrity chef;

Marcus Gunnarsen, part of Norwegian pop duo Marcus & Martinus;

Marcus Dobre, American YouTuber; twin brother Lucas Dobre;

Marcus James Jordan (b. 1990), son of basketballer Michael Jordan;

Marcus Anthony Duggar (b. 2013), son of reality TV personality Josh and Anna Duggar ;

Marcus Rashford, English professional footballer




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