|Pronunciation||📣 \m(a)-rcus, mar-cus\|
|Number in U.S||👶 234,000|
|Rate in 2021||411|
|Name origin||🌍 Latin|
Meaning and originality:
Marcus is one of the oldest Roman first names. It is the original Latin version of Mark. One of the most famous bearers of this name was Marcus Aurelius. He was the last of the "Five Good Emperors" and was regarded as a kind king and also a great philosopher. The etymological origin of Marcus is still unknown. Some people believe that it comes from "Mars". Mars was the Roman god of war. Some others believe that it comes from "mas" which means "male". Marcus has been around as a name in English-speaking countries since the 16th century but didn't really take off since the 20th century. Marcus Garvey and his popularity among the African-Americans stimulated the popularity of this name among African-Americans.
Here are some famous people named Marcus:
Marcus Aurelius (2nd century Roman Emperor)
Marcus Garvey (black leader)
Marcus Allen (football player)
What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name him Marcus?
You are very tactful and can persuade others to accept your offers. You like to go out and participate in social gatherings. Few of the words that describe you include: expressive, optimistic, outgoing, and inspiring. Your creativity fascinates people, especially your masterful writing. It is easy for you to explain complex concepts in a simple and understandable manner.
You want to have a stable and structured life. It is in your personality to be organized. Your motto in life is order above chaos. You value freedom but structure is more important to you. You are good at solving problems and you don't mind to have a hand on approach. Sometimes it is hard for you to stop working. You do not appreciate sudden changes in your daily routines.
You keep going until you finish your tasks. As a worker, you are very energetic. Structured workplaces fit you very well. These places make you feel stable and safe. When it comes to life, you have a very logical and reasonable view towards it.
How do people react to you?
People think that you are a strong and powerful person. Your raw power can either intimidate other people or show them that you are confident. It takes a little bit of persuasion to include you in worthy causes. You can be egocentric. Even when you are not, sometimes people tend to think that you are wealthy.
People generally consider this name to be strong, mature, and classic.
Lucky colors: All shades of purple, violet, mauve, and lilac
Lucky day(s): Wednesday
Just like names such as Victor and Julian, Marcus is a name that dates back to the Roman era but it still feels quite modern and hip. Marcus has been present in the U.S naming charts since the recording has begun. However, for the majority of the 20th century, its popularity was at moderate levels. 1960s and 1970s were the decades in which Marcus gained some momentum. Between 1970 and 2001, Marcus was present among the top 100 most popular names for boys in the U.S for more than 30 years. Nowadays, Marcus is out the top 100 names but it is still a very respectable name. it might not be as fashionable as it once was, but Marcus is still a very charming name.