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Marco

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69k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marco

"Marco" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Warlike". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name of Italian origin. English equivalents: Mark, Marc

Marco was also found in the following language(s): German, Italian, Latin, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Marco

Marco Polo was a merchant. Marco was born as the child of Niccolò and Maffeo Polo in 1254 in Venice, Republic of Venice. He passed away on January 8th, 1324.

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Mark Strong is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1989. Mark was given the name Marco Giuseppe Salussolia on August 5th, 1963 in London, England, UK.

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Marc Anthony is an actor, singer, record producer, and television producer. He holds the title Tu Amor Me Hace Bien". He has been prominent since 1988. Marc was given the name Marco Antonio Muñiz on September 16th, 1968 in New York, New York, U.S.

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Marco Rubio is a Member of the Florida House of Representatives, from the 111th district, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and Member of theFlorida House of Representatives. Marco was born on May 28th, 1971 in Miami, Florida, U.S.

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Marco Reus is a soccer player for the Borussia Dortmund, Rot Weiss Ahlen, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Germany national under-21 football team, and Germany national football team. Marco was born on May 31st, 1989 in Dortmund, West Germany.

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Marco Pierre White is a chef. Marco was born on December 11th, 1961 in Leeds, England, United Kingdom.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marco

Melissa Gorga is a television personality, singer, designer, and singing. Her ongoing career started in 2011. Melissa was given the name Melissa Ann Marco in 1979 in Toms River, New Jersey.

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Joseph Marco is an actor, singing, testimonial, model (people), singer, endorser, and model. He was most active from 2007 to present. Joseph was given the name Joseph Cecil Marco on October 4th, 1988.

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Jennifer San Marco was a former postal worker and postal worker. Jennifer was born on December 6th, 1961. She left this life on January 30th, 2006.

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Talmon Marco is an entrepreneurship and start-ups. Talmon was born in 1973.

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Marco is a model (people), actor, and model. Marco was given the name Marcos Benjamín Lee on July 12th, 1977 in Argentina.

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How popular is the baby name Marco in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 5 0 5
1911 11 0 11
1912 16 0 16
1913 21 0 21
1914 30 0 30
1915 38 0 38
1916 40 0 40
1917 34 0 34
1918 48 0 48
1919 33 0 33
1920 48 0 48
1921 50 0 50
1922 53 0 53
1923 45 0 45
1924 43 0 43
1925 54 0 54
1926 49 0 49
1927 46 0 46
1928 34 0 34
1929 47 0 47
1930 52 0 52
1931 53 0 53
1932 36 0 36
1933 36 0 36
1934 33 0 33
1935 27 0 27
1936 27 0 27
1937 29 0 29
1938 42 0 42
1939 43 5 38
1940 34 0 34
1941 37 0 37
1942 39 0 39
1943 51 0 51
1944 48 0 48
1945 36 0 36
1946 42 0 42
1947 68 0 68
1948 53 0 53
1949 65 0 65
1950 79 0 79
1951 95 0 95
1952 110 0 110
1953 98 0 98
1954 116 0 116
1955 117 0 117
1956 137 0 137
1957 143 0 143
1958 165 0 165
1959 209 0 209
1960 205 0 205
1961 224 5 219
1962 312 0 312
1963 333 0 333
1964 351 0 351
1965 393 6 387
1966 404 7 397
1967 434 0 434
1968 482 0 482
1969 599 7 592
1970 715 7 708
1971 758 8 750
1972 739 12 727
1973 787 9 778
1974 758 9 749
1975 759 5 754
1976 794 6 788
1977 859 15 844
1978 873 22 851
1979 962 8 954
1980 1,018 8 1,010
1981 917 16 901
1982 1,040 10 1,030
1983 912 6 906
1984 900 7 893
1985 976 13 963
1986 921 10 911
1987 968 11 957
1988 1,088 8 1,080
1989 1,159 8 1,151
1990 1,348 9 1,339
1991 1,526 10 1,516
1992 1,581 8 1,573
1993 1,656 10 1,646
1994 1,699 11 1,688
1995 1,776 12 1,764
1996 1,928 5 1,923
1997 1,923 0 1,923
1998 1,863 10 1,853
1999 1,778 8 1,770
2000 2,029 5 2,024
2001 2,107 0 2,107
2002 2,035 9 2,026
2003 1,959 0 1,959
2004 2,016 6 2,010
2005 2,115 0 2,115
2006 1,864 0 1,864
2007 1,866 0 1,866
2008 1,685 7 1,678
2009 1,463 0 1,463
2010 1,310 0 1,310
2011 1,257 0 1,257
2012 1,304 0 1,304
2013 1,214 0 1,214
2014 1,127 0 1,127
2015 1,082 0 1,082
2016 1,056 0 1,056

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Popularity of Marco as a first name

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Popularity of Marco as a last name

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Common last names for Marco

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  • Martinez
  • Garcia
  • Rodriguez
  • Hernandez
  • Ramirez
  • Lopez
  • Rivera
  • Salazar
  • Perez
  • Vargas
  • Sanfilippo

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marco U.S.
  White 76.15% 64.26%
  African American 2.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marco

People with the last name Marco are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Marco

  • How Popular is the name Marco? Marco is the 818th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marco was the 10,437th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marco have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 69,072 babies born with the first name Marco in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marco to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marco? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marco first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marco is Tuesday, July 25th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Marco born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marco was in 2005 with a total of 2,115 babies. That's a lot of babies named Marco!
  • Random Marco Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marco ranks 90th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 469 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Marco: Your name in reverse order is Ocram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cmoar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marco? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,082 people with the last name Marco.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marco? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Marco as their last name.

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