Markus: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Markus

Markus

Pronunciation: MAHR-kəs (key)

Origin of the name Marcus:

A Latin 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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Marcus, Mark

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My little brother is named Markus. He's a huge prankster, always in trouble, but kind and caring as well. Highly ADHD. He is rather wiry and slender for his age and height. His twin is Martin.

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Markus Groh, pianist
Markus Zusak, Australian author.

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