Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : Warlike; hammer; defender
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Greek : from the personal name Markos (see Mark) or a shortened form of patronymic derivatives of this, for example Markopoulos, Markakis, or composite names such as Markantonakis ‘son of Mark Anthony’.
- Hungarian : variant of Márkus, a Latinized Hungarian form of Mark.
- Hungarian : possibly a nickname from markos ‘strong’ (from marok ‘palm of the hand’, markol ‘to grip’).