"one who looks after horses"

Marshall Origin and Meaning

The name Marshall is a boy's name of French origin meaning "one who looks after horses".

Marshall is an occupational surname, not having to do with anything military or martial, but stemming from the Norman French for someone caring for horses. It's been used as a first name since the nineteenth century and has been on the Social Security list since it started to publish its data in 1880.

Marshall is the real name of rapper Eminem, and it got some attention during the heyday of communications maven Marshall McLuhan. Peyton Manning named his son Marshall, and Jason Segel played the character of Marshall Eriksen on How I Met Your Mother.

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Famous People Named Marshall

  • Marshall Scot AllmanAmerican actor
  • Marshall Bruce Mathers III aka EminemAmerican rapper
  • (Archibald) Marshall BellAmerican actor
  • Marshall Howard CrenshawAmerican pop musician
  • Marshall William FaulkAmerican football player
  • Marshall Edward NewhouseAmerican football player
  • (Herbert) Marshall McLuhanCanadian professor of media theory
  • Marshall HolmanAmerican ten,pin bowler
  • Marshall LancasterEnglish actor
  • Marshall Kirk McKusickAmerican scientist
  • Marshall Bruce PerronAustralian politician
  • Marshall Nicholas RosenbluthAmerican physicist
  • Marshall Walter "Major" TaylorAmerican track cyclist
  • Marshall Williams Manning (b. 2011)son of former American football quarterback Peyton Manning
  • Marshall Patrick Kennedy (b. 2018)son of American politician and mental health advocate Patrick Kennedy
  • James Marshall "Jimi" HendrixAmerican guitarist, singer, and songwriter
  • John Marshallextremely influential American chief justice of the Supreme Court
  • George Marshallfamed American military leader in WWII
  • Thurgood Marshall United States Supreme Court Justice
  • Marshall Lloyd Bush Rossidaughter of Marvin Bush, granddaughter of Barbara and George H. W. Bush

Marshall in Pop Culture

  • Marshall Eriksencharacter on TV's "How I Met Your Mother"
  • Marshall Lee Abadeergender,swapped version of Marceline on "Adventure Time"
  • Marshall Flinkmancharacter on TV's Alias
  • Marshall Manncharacter on the TV series "In Plain Sight"
  • Marshall Islandscountry in the central Pacific
  • Marshall University; university named after John Marshall in HuntingtonWV
  • Marshall'sdepartment store
  • Also a girl's namelike Marshall Bush.

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