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Popularity
1.3m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mark

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Warlike
  • #24 All Time
Girls
Boys
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138k Marc (French)
133k Marcia (Latin)
104k Marsha (American)
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22k Marcy (American)
15k Marcie (English)
14k Marci (American)
2k Marek (Polish)
2k Marius (Latin)
2k Markie (American)

How popular is the name "Mark" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188085085
188194094
188290090
188391091
188496096
188574074
18861060106
188776076
18881150115
18891010101
189083083
189186086
189291586
189392092
189489584
18951075102
18961200120
18971040104
18981080108
189989089
19001436137
190197592
19021040104
190381081
19041140114
190594094
190690585
1907104797
190874767
19091010101
19101387131
19111420142
19122906284
19133589349
19143948386
191554415529
19165765571
191754416528
19186369627
191960114587
192060313590
192163711626
192268013667
192367011659
192468715672
192566918651
19267149705
192771413701
192866313650
192958710577
193060312591
193168014666
19327227715
19336930693
193471714703
19357969787
19367186712
19378145809
19389020902
19398768868
19401,17161,165
19411,63051,625
19422,04972,042
19432,526102,516
19442,74202,742#93 boy name
19453,55483,546#72 boy name
19465,349145,335#58 boy name
19477,780107,770#47 boy name
194810,2831510,268#29 boy name
194913,7492113,728#24 boy name
195016,6473216,615#23 boy name
195121,2102421,186#20 boy name
195225,7043925,665#17 boy name
195329,3483729,311#12 boy name
195436,2454936,196#12 boy name
195542,2615642,205#9 boy name
195648,8928448,808#8 boy name
195752,8938252,811#7 boy name
195852,78311352,670#7 boy name
195957,05212856,924#6 boy name
196058,86913458,735#6 boy name
196157,91315857,755#6 boy name
196253,65213053,522#6 boy name
196349,48612149,365#6 boy name
196445,41012045,290#6 boy name
196538,39511938,276#7 boy name
196634,93812634,812#7 boy name
196735,08114334,938#7 boy name
196835,58615735,429#7 boy name
196933,54813933,409#8 boy name
197031,63413831,496#9 boy name
197125,25711425,143#13 boy name
197221,5938221,511#18 boy name
197320,4789420,384#15 boy name
197419,02611118,915#16 boy name
197516,8438916,754#19 boy name
197615,5947715,517#25 boy name
197715,5238215,441#25 boy name
197814,9589114,867#26 boy name
197914,4808914,391#30 boy name
198014,2357914,156#31 boy name
198113,6308713,543#33 boy name
198213,9669713,869#32 boy name
198313,9019613,805#31 boy name
198413,2827413,208#32 boy name
198513,2769113,185#32 boy name
198612,6808412,596#35 boy name
198712,0546611,988#36 boy name
198811,7858411,701#39 boy name
198911,3604911,311#42 boy name
199010,7244310,681#46 boy name
19919,705269,679#47 boy name
19928,762208,742#49 boy name
19938,078198,059#49 boy name
19947,507227,485#48 boy name
19956,908226,886#52 boy name
19966,610146,596#55 boy name
19976,182146,168#58 boy name
19985,903135,890#64 boy name
19995,617125,605#69 boy name
20005,235125,223#79 boy name
20014,761104,751#84 boy name
20024,232114,221#93 boy name
20034,03154,026
20043,778113,767
20053,53693,527
20063,24663,240
20072,97252,967
20082,90902,909
20092,57002,570
20102,41662,410
20112,42502,425
20122,19702,197
20132,20162,195
20142,16982,161

Want to know about the populiarty of Mark? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,348,242 babies born with the name Mark in the United States. That's more than enough Marks to occupy the country of Trinidad and Tobago with an estimated population of 1,317,714 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 85 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mark" was in 1960 with a total of 58,735 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marks)

According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mark" ranks #30 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 453 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 12,054 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Mark" mean?

Mark (Latin): Warlike

The name "Mark" is of Latin origin and it means "Warlike". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 10 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for rational, the way you think.

K is for kindness, you always show.

Your name in reverse order is "Kram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rkam". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Mark popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mark in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Mark

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is an actor, director, screenwriter, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Vin was born in 1967 as Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, United States.

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Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is an actor, producer, model, and rapper with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Mark was born in 1971 as Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter; activist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Mark was born in 1967 as Mark Alan Ruffalo in Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.

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Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill is an actor, voice actor, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Mark was born in 1951 as Mark Richard Hamill in Oakland, California, U.S.

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The Undertaker

The Undertaker is a professional wrestler. The was born in 1962 as Mark William Calaway in Houston, Texas, United States.

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain is a writer and lecturer. Mark was born in 1835 as Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri, U.S.

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Past life for Mark born Dec 1, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Greenland approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Mark

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