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Gender: M Origin of Mars: Roman mythology god of war

The name of the Roman god of war began to sound less intimidating when Erykah Badu gave it to her daughter, and musicians Thomas and Bruno Mars (the latter born Peter Hernandez) have given it a modern edge. Mars actually could make a pleasant, planetary middle name for either sex.

Famous People Named Mars

Bruno Mars, U.S. singer-songwriter
Thomas Mars, frontman of French rock band Phoenix

Pop Culture References for the name Mars

Veronica Mars, title character on TV show
30 Seconds to Mars, American rock band
"Life on Mars," TV show
Mars, Inc., U.S. candy company
Mars is the name of a planet
Mars, antagonist in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl