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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Markell

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for luster, your shine.

Notable Persons Named Markell

Mark L. Young is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. Mark was given the name Markell V. Efimoff on January 1st, 1991 in Everett, Washington.

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Markell Carter is an athlete. Markell was born on July 29th, 1989 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

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Markell Bailey is a sports team member for the Carlton Town F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Markell

Jack Markell is a Chairperson of the National Governors Association, Treasurer of Delaware, and Chairperson of theNational Governors Association. Jack was born on November 26th, 1960 in Newark, Delaware.

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Jodie Markell is an actress and film director. She was most prominent from 1987 to present. Jodie was born on April 13th, 1959 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

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John Markell is a hockey player. He was most active from 1979 to 1992. John was born on March 10th, 1956 in Cornwall, Ontario.

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Henry was born on February 7th, 1792. He left this life on August 30th, 1831.

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Charles was born on December 16th, 1882. He breathed his last breath on February 24th, 1955.

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Duke Markell was a baseball player. Duke was born on August 17th, 1923. He left this life on June 14th, 1984.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 8 0 8
1967 6 0 6
1968 6 0 6
1969 9 0 9
1970 19 8 11
1971 13 0 13
1972 22 6 16
1973 26 8 18
1974 22 7 15
1975 22 0 22
1976 20 0 20
1977 36 9 27
1978 20 0 20
1979 20 0 20
1980 18 0 18
1981 23 0 23
1982 30 9 21
1983 27 0 27
1984 38 5 33
1985 39 0 39
1986 50 0 50
1987 51 8 43
1988 57 9 48
1989 68 6 62
1990 91 14 77
1991 95 5 90
1992 94 10 84
1993 99 8 91
1994 175 11 164
1995 182 17 165
1996 125 13 112
1997 142 6 136
1998 169 10 159
1999 156 6 150
2000 145 10 135
2001 156 10 146
2002 125 0 125
2003 126 0 126
2004 144 5 139
2005 185 9 176
2006 160 0 160
2007 156 5 151
2008 158 0 158
2009 173 5 168
2010 149 0 149
2011 132 0 132
2012 109 0 109
2013 104 0 104
2014 106 0 106
2015 87 0 87
2016 107 0 107
2017 95 0 95

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Popularity of Markell as a first name

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Popularity of Markell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Markell U.S.
  White 92.99% 64.26%
  African American 3.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Markell

People with the last name Markell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Markell

  • How Popular is the name Markell? Markell is the 4,088th most popular name of all time. As a last name Markell was the 29,918th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Markell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,395 babies born with the first name Markell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Markell to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Markell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Markell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Markell is Wednesday, September 13th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Markell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Markell was in 2005 with a total of 176 babies.
  • Random Markell Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Markell is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Markell: Your name in reverse order is Llekram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Klmrlae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Markell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 785 people with the last name Markell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Markell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Markell as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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