Italian and Spanish form of Mark

Marco Origin and Meaning

The name Marco is boy's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "warlike".
Simple and universal, Marco is a Latin classic that would make a much livelier namesake for an Uncle Mark. It was used for her son by actress Jill Hennessy and goes well with surnames of any nationality.

Marco, related to the Roman god Mars, has long been associated with Marco Polo, the thirteenth century Venetian merchant-traveler who was instrumental in introducing Europeans to Asian culture. Eugene O'Neill wrote a play called Marco Millions, based on the life of Marco Polo.

More recent noteworthy Marcos are Marco Andretti, Indy race car driver grandson of the legendary Mario, and Marco Rubio, Florida senator. The name can also be found in two early Dr. Seuss books.
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Famous People Named Marco

  • Marco PoloItalian explorer
  • Marco Antonio "Marky" DelgadoAmerican soccer player
  • Marco Antonio RubioU.S. senator from Florida
  • Marko Tapani "Marco" HietalaFinnish guitarist and vocalist
  • Marco ReusGerman footballer
  • Marco FabbriItalian ice dancer
  • Marco Pierre WhiteBritish chef
  • Marco Xavier Pierre White Jr.British model
  • Marcel "Marco" van BastenDutch footballer
  • Marco Ramos Rubioson of footballer Sergio Ramos
  • Marco TulioPortuguese YouTuber
  • Marco WölfliSwiss footballer
  • Marco Asensio Willemsenspanish footballer
  • Marco Valastroson of Cake Boss Buddy Valastro

Marco in Pop Culture

  • Marco PoloItalian explorer & namesake of game "Marco Polo"
  • Marcocharacter from Animorphs
  • Marco Del Rossicharacter from "Degrassi: The Next Generation"
  • Marcocharacter from movie "Dinner for Schmucks"
  • Marcoone of the balloonists from game "Spyro the Dragon"
  • Marco Silvanifrom the Australian soap "Neighbours"
  • Marco Bodtpopular character from the anime series "Attack on Titan"
  • Marcocharacter in webcomic "Saga"
  • Marco Diazcharacter on TV's "Star vs. the Forces of Evil"
  • Marco Alisdairmain character from "Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern
  • Tio Marcocharacter in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"