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Gender: Male Origin of Marquis: 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.

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cabosanmucus Says:

2016-03-10T17:41:15

it wasn't until I started taking Modern HIstory that I realized Marquis was actually a word and not a variation of Marcus. It always confused me. I've known many boys named Marquis in my life.