Still hugely popular in Italy, Marco isn’t doing too shabby in the U.S. either. As the more magnetic version of Mark (both derived from Mars, the Roman god of war), Marco is currently the most popular it’s ever been. (And now that rousing game of Marco Polo at the pool will take on a deeper meaning.)



Alternate Spellings

Martyn, Marque, Marq

Famous Namesakes

Explorer Marco Polo, Indy car driver Marco Andretti

Celebrity Babies

Son of Jill Hennessy, Son of Michael Andretti, Son of Buddy Valastro