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Boy Name: March

Name: March
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rch, mar-ch\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: borderland, frontier
Origin: French
Related Names: Marcus
Sounds Like: Marc, Marco, Marsh
Variant forms: Marcio, Marzo
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2938

Description

March \m(a)-rch, mar-ch\ as a boy's name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of March is "borderland, frontier". In Italy, "le marche" was a territory between two ancient kingdoms. In England, the Marches of western England border Wales. "March" as in "walk" derives from a slightly different root. The name may also be used to signify the month of birth. Actor Frederic March.

March has 2 variant forms: Marcio and Marzo.

For more information, see also the related name Marcus.

Baby names that sound like March are Marc, Marco and Marsh.

View a list of the 5 names that reference March.

Popularity

March is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2938 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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