English rank of nobleman between duke and count

Marquis Origin and Meaning

The name Marquis is a boy's name of English origin.

There are ordinary folk named Prince, Earl, and Duke, so why not this rank of nobility as well? Many spellings compete, the most common being Marquis, Marquise, and Marquez. Rapper 50 Cent chose the Marquise version for his son; David Caruso chose Marquez.

# 953 in the US

Marquis Rank in US Top 1000

Marquis Popularity

Famous People Named Marquis

  • Marquis MazeAmerican NFL football player Marquis Johnson, American NFL football player

Marquis in Pop Culture

  • MarquisFrench resistance group in the second world war