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Meaning and Origin of: Marquis boy

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Latin: Warlike; hammer; defender
  2. African American: Noble
  3. Portuguese: Warlike

First name variations: Marqes, Marqis, Marquez, Marques, Marek, Marc, Marcus, Markus, Marcel, Marceau, Marque, Marco, Marek, Marko, Marus, Markos, Marks, Marx, March, Marius, Marquette, Marky, Markie, Marilo, Márk, Markó, Márkus, Markis, Mark

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. French (of Norman origin) and English: nickname for someone who behaved like a marquis or an occupational name for a servant in the household of a marquis, from Old Northern French marquis. The title originally referred to the governor of a border territory (from a Germanic word; compare March 1 and Mark 2). Marquises did not form part of the original French feudal structure of nobility; the title was first adopted by the Counts of Toulouse because of their possessions in the border region beyond the Rhône.
  2. Scottish: shortened form of McMarquis (Gaelic Mac Marcuis), a patronymic from the personal name Marcus (see Mark).
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