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Origin & Meaning

The name Mark is of Latin , English and Hungarian origin.

The meaning of Mark is "of Mars the god of war, warlike".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 189 in baby name popularity for boys with 2161 occurrences.  It ranked 12589 in popular baby names for girls with 8 occurrences. 

View the Mark Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Mark has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Mark to other names.


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Related Names

The names Maleko, Marcos, Marek, Markku, Markos, Marz are all forms of Mark.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Mark Spitz, Mark Wahlberg, Mark McGwire, Mark Messier, Mark Twain.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Mark in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Mark.

Just for fun, see the name Mark in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Mark in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.