Meaning of Marquis
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Marquis has the following meaning:
Refers to a nobleman who ruled a realm.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Marquis is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 484 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Marquis fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 34 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 614 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Marquis in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Marquis is pronounced as mar-kee
Popular Variants for the name Marquis: Markeece
Common nicknames for the name Marquis are: Marc
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Marquis to be: Tall, suave demeanor chap with a great sense of humor
In one word, you might describe Marquis as a(n) "suave
See other "suave" names for boys
The names of some famous persons by the name Marquis
(or its variants) are:Marquis Smith
, born on 13 January, a famous footballer. Marquis Smith 's background: A former American football safety and linebacker of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft.Marquis Deon Grissom
, born on 17 April, a famous baseballer. Marquis Deon Grissom's background: A former Major League Baseball player. He excelled in baseball at Lakeshore High School, under the tutelage of baseball coach Mike Juenger. Marquis de Condorcet
, born on 17 September, a famous philosopher. Marquis de Condorcet's background: A French philosopher, mathematician, and early political scientist who devised the concept of a Condorcet method.