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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

From Latin Marius, a Roman family name probably derived from Mars. By folk etymology seen as a masculine form of Maria.

  1. A male given name.

Marius was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Faroese, French, German, Latin, and Norwegian

Notable Persons Named Marius

Marius Pontmercy is a student and revolutionary.

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Marius Petipa was an artist in the fields of ballet and choreography. Marius was given the name Marius Alphonse Petipa on March 11th, 1818 in Marseille. He passed away on July 14th, 1910.

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Marius Goring was an actor. His career lasted from 1926 to 1926. Marius was born on May 23rd, 1912 in Newport, Isle of Wight, England, UK. He breathed his last breath on September 30th, 1998.

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Marius de Romanus is a fictional character.

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Marius Grigonis is an athlete for the ICL Manresa, →Peñas Huesca, BC Žalgiris, and Bàsquet Manresa in the Liga ACB. He was most active from 2013 to present. Marius was born on April 26th, 1994 in Kaunas.

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Marius Müller is a soccer player for the FC Kaiserslautern and Germany national youth football team. Marius was born on July 12th, 1993 in Heppenheim.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marius

Gaius Marius is a Consul of the Roman Republic. He was most active from 1986 to present. Gaius was born in Arpino.

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Simon Marius was a scientist in the field of astronomy. Simon was born on January 20th, 1573 in Gunzenhausen. He died on January 5th, 1625.

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Marius is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Gallic Empire and Emperorof theGallic Empire. His most notable accomplishments were from 269 to 269.

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Martha, Audifax, and Abachum Marius was a saint. They hold the title Martyrs. Martha, was born in 3 in Persia. They passed away in 270.

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Clinton was born on August 20th, 1966.

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Ferreira was born on March 13th, 1953.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1882 5 0 5
1912 11 0 11
1913 10 0 10
1914 8 0 8
1915 7 0 7
1916 10 0 10
1917 12 0 12
1918 14 0 14
1919 7 0 7
1920 11 0 11
1921 7 0 7
1922 8 0 8
1923 12 0 12
1924 8 0 8
1925 9 0 9
1926 6 0 6
1927 9 0 9
1928 12 0 12
1930 8 0 8
1931 8 0 8
1932 10 0 10
1933 9 0 9
1935 10 0 10
1937 10 0 10
1939 11 0 11
1941 7 0 7
1942 7 0 7
1944 5 0 5
1949 5 0 5
1950 13 0 13
1951 5 0 5
1952 6 0 6
1953 5 0 5
1954 11 0 11
1955 11 0 11
1956 8 0 8
1957 11 0 11
1958 9 0 9
1959 10 0 10
1960 8 0 8
1961 7 0 7
1962 16 0 16
1963 10 0 10
1964 8 0 8
1965 13 0 13
1967 10 0 10
1968 5 0 5
1969 13 0 13
1970 25 0 25
1971 22 0 22
1972 33 0 33
1973 18 0 18
1974 22 0 22
1975 18 0 18
1976 36 0 36
1977 24 0 24
1978 28 0 28
1979 22 0 22
1980 23 0 23
1981 21 0 21
1982 16 0 16
1983 18 0 18
1984 22 0 22
1985 17 0 17
1986 17 0 17
1987 15 0 15
1988 15 0 15
1989 18 0 18
1990 26 0 26
1991 24 0 24
1992 25 0 25
1993 20 0 20
1994 19 0 19
1995 32 0 32
1996 27 0 27
1997 34 0 34
1998 24 0 24
1999 25 0 25
2000 29 0 29
2001 28 0 28
2002 50 0 50
2003 79 0 79
2004 80 0 80
2005 69 0 69
2006 57 0 57
2007 68 0 68
2008 74 0 74
2009 64 0 64
2010 57 0 57
2011 60 0 60
2012 58 0 58
2013 69 0 69
2014 47 0 47
2015 61 0 61
2016 68 0 68
2017 67 0 67

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Popularity of Marius as a first name

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Popularity of Marius as a last name

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Common last names for Marius

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  • Larsen
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  • Olsen
  • Sorensen
  • Nelson
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marius U.S.
  White 16.55% 64.26%
  African American 70.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marius

People with the last name Marius are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Marius

  • How Popular is the name Marius? Marius is the 6,365th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marius was the 50,196th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marius have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,211 babies born with the first name Marius in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marius to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marius? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marius first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marius is Monday, July 1st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Marius born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marius was in 2004 with a total of 80 babies.
  • Random Marius Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marius is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Marius: Your name in reverse order is Suiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Msiuar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marius? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 417 people with the last name Marius.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marius? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marius as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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