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Gender: M Origin of Marquis: English rank of nobleman between duke and count Marquis's Popularity in 2016: #943

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.

Famous People Named Marquis

Marquis Maze, American NFL football player
Marquis Johnson, American NFL football player

Pop Culture References for the name Marquis

The Marquis were a French resistance group in the second world war.