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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marek

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Alt. Meaning

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

R is for rich, in the love from others

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Notable Persons Named Marek

Marek Hamšík is a soccer player for the S.S.C. Napoli, ŠK Slovan Bratislava, Brescia Calcio, Slovakia national under-17 football team, Slovakia national under-19 football team, and Slovakia national under-21 football team. Marek was born on July 27th, 1987 in Banská Bystrica.

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Marek Suchý is a soccer player for the FC Basel, SK Slavia Prague, FC Spartak Moscow, Czech Republic national football team, and Czech Republic national under-21 football team. Marek was born on March 29th, 1988 in Prague.

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Marek Jankulovski is a soccer player for the FC Baník Ostrava, S.S.C. Napoli, Udinese Calcio, A.C. Milan, and Czech Republic national football team. Marek was born on May 9th, 1977 in Ostrava.

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Marek was born in 1966 in Sheffield.

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Marek Edelman is a military person. His military service ended in 1944.

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Marek Grechuta was a sung poetry and progressive rock singer-songwriter and pianist. He plays Piano and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1970 to 1970. Marek was born on December 10th, 1945 in Zamość. He died on October 9th, 2006.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marek

Galen is also known as Starkiller" / "The Apprentice".

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Jeff Marek is a sportscaster. Jeff was given the name Keegan Sean Laughlin on July 9th, 1969 in Whitchurch–Stouffville.

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Tadek was born in 1908. He left this life in 1982.

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John was born on September 17th, 1961 in United States. He breathed his last breath on August 19th, 2009.

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John Marek is a for Wrexham, Member of the Welsh Assembly, forWrexham, Member of Parliament, Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales, and Member of the National Assembly for Wales. His career lasted from 2000 to 2007. John was born on December 24th, 1940 in London, England.

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Jan Marek was a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1998 to 2011. Jan was born on December 31st, 1979 in Jindřichův Hradec. He breathed his last breath on September 7th, 2011.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 5 0 5
1958 6 0 6
1959 5 0 5
1961 7 0 7
1962 9 0 9
1964 10 0 10
1965 8 0 8
1966 6 0 6
1967 13 0 13
1968 20 0 20
1969 13 0 13
1970 16 0 16
1971 11 0 11
1972 10 0 10
1973 16 0 16
1974 15 0 15
1975 14 0 14
1976 15 0 15
1977 18 0 18
1978 12 0 12
1979 20 0 20
1980 20 0 20
1981 23 0 23
1982 17 0 17
1983 20 0 20
1984 21 0 21
1985 13 0 13
1986 25 0 25
1987 21 0 21
1988 25 0 25
1989 34 0 34
1990 15 0 15
1991 24 0 24
1992 24 0 24
1993 23 0 23
1994 43 0 43
1995 32 0 32
1996 32 0 32
1997 31 0 31
1998 32 0 32
1999 36 0 36
2000 36 0 36
2001 49 0 49
2002 61 0 61
2003 65 0 65
2004 100 0 100
2005 103 0 103
2006 122 0 122
2007 148 5 143
2008 129 0 129
2009 139 0 139
2010 145 0 145
2011 109 0 109
2012 98 0 98
2013 129 0 129
2014 109 0 109
2015 111 0 111
2016 107 0 107
2017 89 0 89

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Popularity of Marek as a first name

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Popularity of Marek as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marek U.S.
  White 94.52% 64.26%
  African American 0.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marek

People with the last name Marek are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Marek

  • How Popular is the name Marek? Marek is the 5,711th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marek was the 4,420th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,609 babies born with the first name Marek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marek to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marek is Thursday, April 15th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Marek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marek was in 2010 with a total of 145 babies.
  • Random Marek Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marek is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Marek: Your name in reverse order is Keram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kraem. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marek? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,042 people with the last name Marek.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marek? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Marek as their last name.

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  • 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).
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