Marquez is the Spanish version of the French name Marquis. The name was fairly popular in the United States during the 1990s, and it appears to be ready to make a comeback. It's got an international exotic feel but it's not too out there or unusual. We love the way it sounds when paired with classic middle names like Alexander, Benjamin, and James.

Meaning of the name Marquez:

Spanish: Nobleman

Origin of the name Marquez:

Marquez is a Spanish version of the French name Marquis. Marquis was originally a title name for noblemen who ranked just below a duke but just above an earl, viscount, or baron.

Symbolism of the name Marquez:

Because of its association with nobility and aristocracy, new parents may choose the name Marquez because it symbolizes someone who is special in their eyes. It could also be a way to honor their French or Spanish heritage.

Style of the name Marquez:


Gender of the name Marquez:

Marquez is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Marquez:


Number of syllables in the name Marquez:


Emotion evoked from the name Marquez:

The baby name Marquez evokes images of someone who is stoic and brave.

Alternative spellings for the name Marquez:

  • Marques

Nicknames for the name Marquez:

Popularity of the name Marquez:

According to the Social Security Administration, Marquez was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States between 1988 and 2005. It was most popular in 1998 when it ranked at 664. It last ranked at number 950 in 2005.

Related names for the name Marquez:

Great middle names for Marquez and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Marquez:

  • Marquez Callaway (football player)
  • Marquez Valdes-Scantling (football player)
  • Marquez Stevenson (football player)
  • Marquez Haynes (basketball player)

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