Marcos: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Marcos

Marcos

Pronunciation: MAHR-kos (key)

Origin of the name Marcos:

Derived from the Latin Marcus, a name of uncertain derivation. Most believe it has its root in Mars, the name of the Roman mythological god of war. Others, however, think it might be from mas (manly) or from the Greek malakoz (soft, tender).

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The name of one of the four evangelists in Spanish. The others are Mateo, Juan and Lucas.

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Marc, Marco, Marquitos

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Marcos Avila, husband/manager of "The Spanish Oprah", Cristina Saralegui.

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