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Girl Name: Marquise

Name: Marquise
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rqui-se, mar-quise\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Marquise's also a boy name)
Origin: French
Related Names: Markeisha
Sounds Like: Margize, Margies
Variant forms: Marchesa, Marchessa, Markaisa, Markessa, Marquesa, Marquessa, Marqui, Marquisa, Marquisha


Marquise \m(a)-rqui-se, mar-quise\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Marquise), is pronounced mar-KEES. It is of French origin. The feminine equivalent of the French title "Marquis". Marquesa is a rank name in the Spanish nobility, and place name of a group of islands in the South Pacific.

Marquise has 9 variant forms: Marchesa, Marchessa, Markaisa, Markessa, Marquesa, Marquessa, Marqui, Marquisa and Marquisha.

For more information, see also the related name Markeisha.

Baby names that sound like Marquise are Margize and Margies.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Marquise.


Marquise is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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