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Mark meaning

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Meaning of Mark :

God Of War, Male, Virile, Steed, Horse

Origin of name Mark :
Celtic, English, Irish, Latin
Mark Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with the name Mark are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with name Mark having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative.
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It originates from the popular pre-Christian baptismal name "Marcus", itself a development of the word "mar" which means ‘to gleam’. There is also a possible association with "Mars", the god of war. It is recorded in over one hundred spelling forms from the the French, English Mark, the Italian and Spanish Marco, Czech Marek, the Dutch Murkus, and Russian Markowitz.
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In Irish mythology, King Mark was the ruler of Cornwall from the Arthurian legend of Tristan and Isolde (for more information, see Tristan). From this perspective, the origin of the name Mark is Celtic and derived from “marc(h)” meaning ‘steed, horse’. Mark was in use in the Middle Ages, but did not gain any serious use until the 17th century
Popular In :
Hungary, Slovenia, and Ireland
Information about the
Name of Mark :
Saint Mark is considered to be the author of the 2nd Gospel in the New Testament. He is also the patron saint of Venice, the place where he was buried. In the legend of Tristan and Isolde, the name was given to the king of Cornwall.
Famous People with
Name Mark :
Mark Zuckerberg – He is a programmer and businessman who co-founded the popular social networking site Facebook at the age of 20. Mark Tuan – He is an original member of the award-winning Korean pop boy band GOT7. Mark Ruffalo – He is known for his supporting roles in such films as Spotlight, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Shutter Island, and Zodiac. He also got his first Academy Award nomination for his role in the The Kids Are All Right. Moreover, he plays The Hulk in Marvel's Avengers series.
Variant Baby Names of Mark:

Marc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markey, Marko, Marko, Markos, Markov, , Marc, MarcoMarcus (Swedish, English), Marco (Dutch), Marc (Welsh, Catalan), Marko (Bulgarian, Norweigian)

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Mark with popular Greek Surnames:

Mark Miranda,   Mark Papaioannou,   Mark Horn,   Mark Samaras,   Mark Field


The masculine name Mark is a form of Marcus that was probably taken from the Roman god Mars, who was the god of war. The name Mars might be related to the Latin word mas, which means “male”. There were many famous people with this name from Marcus Tullius Cicero to Marcus Antonius or Mark Antony. The spelling was changed when the name Marcus became popular in the English-speaking world – to Mark.

More About Greek Name : Mark

  • Saint Mark was the author of the second Gospel in the New Testament. He is the patron saint of Venice, where he is supposedly buried.

    Mark Antony, the Roman triumvir who was the lover of Cleopatra. Shakespeare tells this story in his tragedy 'Antony and Cleopatra'.

  • This name is Originated from the old Latin Mart-kos, which means consecrated to the god Mars.

  • Saint Mark the Evangelist is traditionally believed to be the author of the second Gospel (Gospel of Mark) and a companion of Peter. A famous Roman bearer of the name was Mark Antony (Marcus Antonius), politician and general, also the lover of Cleopatra

  • A famous Roman bearer of the name was Mark Antony politician and general also the lover of Cleopatra.

Famous Name Mark

  • Mark Streit

    is a Swiss professional ice hockey defenceman and an alternate captain of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL), also captaining the Swiss national team. He is presently one of only two players in the NHL from Switzerland (the other i


  • Povl Mark

    was a Danish gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.


Mark Name also appears in following Origin(s): English, Biblical, Russian, Latin

Mark also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Arthurian-Legend, Australian, British, Chinese

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  • What does the name Mark mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning God Of War, Male, Virile, Steed, Horse in Greek. Mark also named in American, Arthurian-Legend, Australian, British, Chinese for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Mark. What does the name Mark mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Mark. History of name and famous personality with Mark will help to update our database and other website users.

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