"devotee of Maedoc"

Marmaduke Origin and Meaning

The name Marmaduke is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "devotee of Maedoc".
One of the ultimate teasable names, an Irish saint's name now associated with the oversized comic-strip dog. Scottish adventurer Bear (born Edward) Grylls took up the challenge when he used it for his son.

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Famous People Named Marmaduke

  • Marmaduke William PickthallEnglish Islamic scholar and translator
  • Marmaduke ConstableEnglish courtier and soldier
  • Marmaduke ConstableEnglish soldier and MP; son of the above
  • Marmaduke James HusseyBaron Hussey of North Bradley, former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the BBC
  • Marmaduke GroveChilean soldier and politician
  • Marmaduke Miller BartonEnglish pianist and composer
  • Marmaduke WilliamsUS Congressman from North Carolina
  • Marmaduke Alexander LawsonEnglish botanist
  • Marmaduke Thomas St John "Pat" PattleSouth African,British WWII flying ace
  • Marmaduke Langdale1st Baron Langdale of Holme, English soldier and high sheriff
  • Marmaduke Wyvillseveral English baronets and MPs
  • Marmaduke Mickey Percy Grylls (b. 2006)son of Bear Grylls

Marmaduke in Pop Culture

  • Marmaduketitle Great Dane in comic strip and movie
  • Marmaduke Brookercharacter from the TV series "Carpoolers"
  • Marmaduke Templecharacter in The Leatherstocking Tales by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Marmaduke "Chuffy" Chuffnell5th Baron Chuffnell, character in P. G. Wodehouse's Jeeves novels
  • Marmadukecharacter in the Demon Princes series by Jack Vance
  • Marmaduke "Duke" Rosenlyfull name of collie dog character in "The Space Gypsy Adventures"
  • Marmaduke DukeScottish rock duo

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