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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch : from the personal name, Dutch form of Mark 1.
  • Dutch (van Marck) : habitational name from places called Marke, Maarke, Langemark, Kortemark, Marck, or Marcq.
  • Dutch (van der Marck) : topographic name for someone who lived by a border or boundary, from Middle Dutch marke, merke ‘borderland’.
  • French : habitational name from Marck in the Pas-de-Calais, of the same etymological origin as Mark 2.

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