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Boy Name: Marquess

Name: Marquess
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rque-ss, mar-quess\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: nobleman; lord of the borderlands
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Marques, Marquus, Marquise, Marquez, Markwess, Markess
Similar Names: DeMarquess, Marquel, Marque
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 22849


Marquess \m(a)-rque-ss, mar-quess\ as a boy's name is a variant of Marquis (Old French), and the meaning of Marquess is "nobleman; lord of the borderlands".

The baby name Marquess sounds like Marques, Marquus, Marquise, Marquez, Markwess and Markess. Other similar baby names are DeMarquess, Marquel and Marque.


Marquess is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#22849 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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