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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Latin: Bold warrior; Roman god of war
  2. English: Handsome

First name variations: Marr, Marsch, Marsey, Marsh

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: variant of Marsh.
  2. French: habitational name from places so named in Ardèche, Ardennes, Gard, Loire, Nièvre, and Meurthe-et-Moselle, from the Latin personal name Marcius, used adjectivally.
  3. French: from the personal name Meard, Mard, Mart, vernacular forms of the saint’s name Médard. Morlet notes that there are a number of places called Saint-Mars, formerly recorded in Latin as Sanctus Medardus.
  4. French: from the name of the month, mars ‘ March’, denoting seed sown in March, and hence a metonymic name for an arable grower.
  5. French (De Mars): habitational name from Mars in the Ardennes.
  6. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Marsilius.
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