Mark: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mark
Origin of the name Mark:
English cognate of the Latin Marcus, a name of debated origin and meaning. Most believe it has its root in Mars, the name of the Roman mythological god of war, and thus give it the meaning “war-like.” Others, however, think it to be from mas (manly) or from the Greek malakoz (soft, tender). The name was borne in the Bible by one of the four evangelists, the author of the second Gospel.
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I have an uncle Mark. His sibling are Judy, Ruth, Sarah, Jon, and Debbie. Old fashioned, simple and nice name.
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Marcus, Marky, Marco (Polo)
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Mark Twain, American author
Mark Wahlberg, AKA Marky Mark, actor/rapper
Mark Spitz, Olympic swimmer
Mark Anthony (Marcus Antonius), Roman general and lover of Cleopatra
Mark Knopfler, British musician (Dire Straits)
Mark Owen, Singer/ Previous member of the band "Take That"
Mark Teixeira, American professional baseball player.
Mark Sanchez, American football quarterback for the New York Jets.
Mark Buehrle, starting pitcher for the Chicago White Sox.
Mark Speight, Previous children's entertainer and artist of the children's art show "Smart"
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and creator of Facebook
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Mark Cohen, main character/narrator of Broadway musical Rent.
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