Gender: Male Origin of Marquis: English rank of nobleman between duke and count

The name Marquis is a boy's name of English origin. Marquis and is often added to lists like Athletic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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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:


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.