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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marche

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Marche is of Latin origin and means "Like war".
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  1. A region in central Italy

Borrowed from Italian.

  1. A region of central Italy, also known as the Marches.

See March.

  1. Obsolete spelling of March

    Marche was also found in the following language(s): French and Italian

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Marche

    Stephen was born in 1976.


    Almodis de la Marche is a noble.


    James de Bourbon-La Marche is a noble. He holds the title Count of La Marche.


    Roger Marche was a soccer player for the Stade de Reims, Racing Club de France football Colombes 92, and France national football team. Roger was born on March 5th, 1924 in Villers-Semeuse. He passed away on November 1st, 1997.


    Olivier was born in 1425. He breathed his last breath in 1502.


    Peter II, Count of La Marche is a noble.


    Where is the name Marche popular?

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    Popularity of Marche as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Marche U.S.
      White 62.02% 64.26%
      African American 27.52% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 7.75% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Marche

    People with the last name Marche are most frequently White or African American

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    Fun Facts about the name Marche

    • How Popular is the name Marche? Marche is the 18,101st most popular name of all time. As a last name Marche was the 74,826th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Marche have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 418 babies born with the first name Marche in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marche to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marche? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Marche first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marche is Friday, March 16th, 1894.
    • What year had the most people named Marche born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marche was in 1989 with a total of 28 babies.
    • Random Marche Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marche is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1987.
    • Weird things about the name Marche: Your name in reverse order is Ehcram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hmeacr. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Marche? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 258 people with the last name Marche.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marche? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marche as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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