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Marcus

From the Shakespearean play Titus Andronicus

Origin

  • Gaelic: Hammer
  • Latin: Hammer; a popular name in Roman times, as evidenced by the naming two famous Romans: emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero.

Syllables

2

Alternate Spellings

Martyn, Marque, Marq

Famous Namesakes

Football player Marcus Allen, Civil rights activist Marcus Garvey

Celebrity Babies

Son of Michael Jordan

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