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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marko

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Washington, United States says the name Marko means "Awesomeness" and is of Serbian origin.
  • A user from Hungary says the name Marko is of Czech origin and means ""Jesus's son"".
Other origins: German

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Wiktionary

Mark +‎ -o

  1. Nickname for Mark.

Marko was also found in the following language(s): Estonian, Finnish, German, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, and Swahili

Notable Persons Named Marko

Marko Pjaca is a soccer player for the GNK Dinamo Zagreb, NK ZET, NK Lokomotiva, Croatia national under-17 football team, Croatia national under-18 football team, and Croatia national under-19 football team. Marko was born on May 6th, 1995 in Zagreb.

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Marko Grujić is a soccer player for the Red Star Belgrade, Liverpool F.C., FK Zvezdara, FK Kolubara, Serbia national under-17 football team, and Serbia national under-19 football team. Marko was born on April 13th, 1996 in Belgrade.

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Marko Marin is a soccer player for the Trabzonspor, Chelsea F.C., SG 01 Hoechst, Eintracht Frankfurt, Borussia Mönchengladbach, SV Werder Bremen, Sevilla FC, ACF Fiorentina, R.S.C. Anderlecht, and Germany national youth football team. Marko was born on March 13th, 1989 in Gradiška, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Marko Arnautović is a soccer player for the Stoke City F.C., Floridsdorfer AC, FK Austria Wien, First Vienna FC, FC Twente, Inter Milan, SV Werder Bremen, Austria national under-19 football team, and Austria national under-21 football team. Marko was born on April 19th, 1989 in Floridsdorf, Vienna, Austria.

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Marko Jarić is a basketball player for the Peristeri B.C., Fortitudo Pallacanestro Bologna, Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna, Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Memphis Grizzlies, Real Madrid Baloncesto, and Mens Sana 1871 Basket. They were most prominent from 1996 to 2013. Marko was born on October 12th, 1978 in Belgrade.

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Marko Rog is a soccer player for the GNK Dinamo Zagreb, NK Varaždin, RNK Split, Croatia national under-21 football team, and Croatia national football team. Marko was born on July 19th, 1995 in Varaždin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marko

Helmut Marko is a formula one racer.

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Man Mountain Marko is a comics character.

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Petro was born on November 25th, 1913 in Dhërmi. He died on December 27th, 1991.

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Béla Markó is an office holder. Béla was born on September 8th, 1951 in Târgu Secuiesc.

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Rita Marko is an 8th Chairperson of the Parliament of Albania. Rita was born on February 17th, 1920 in Korçë.

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Nick Marko is an indie rock, alternative rock, and punk rock musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1993. Nick was given the name Nicholas Thomas Marko on November 24th, 1978 in Dearborn, Michigan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 5 0 5
1915 9 0 9
1917 8 0 8
1919 6 0 6
1921 9 0 9
1922 11 0 11
1923 12 0 12
1924 10 0 10
1925 9 0 9
1926 12 0 12
1927 11 0 11
1928 13 0 13
1929 13 0 13
1930 8 0 8
1931 9 0 9
1932 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1936 5 0 5
1938 5 0 5
1940 6 0 6
1942 7 0 7
1943 5 0 5
1946 7 0 7
1949 5 0 5
1950 8 0 8
1952 15 0 15
1953 8 0 8
1954 14 0 14
1955 17 0 17
1956 10 0 10
1957 15 0 15
1958 9 0 9
1959 16 0 16
1960 22 0 22
1961 20 0 20
1962 24 0 24
1963 19 0 19
1964 16 0 16
1965 22 0 22
1966 27 0 27
1967 27 0 27
1968 25 0 25
1969 22 0 22
1970 35 0 35
1971 23 0 23
1972 13 0 13
1973 40 0 40
1974 44 0 44
1975 37 0 37
1976 33 0 33
1977 42 0 42
1978 40 0 40
1979 46 0 46
1980 54 0 54
1981 62 0 62
1982 41 0 41
1983 56 0 56
1984 45 0 45
1985 55 0 55
1986 49 0 49
1987 53 0 53
1988 42 0 42
1989 55 0 55
1990 51 0 51
1991 58 0 58
1992 47 0 47
1993 50 0 50
1994 47 0 47
1995 47 0 47
1996 69 0 69
1997 56 0 56
1998 68 0 68
1999 71 0 71
2000 83 0 83
2001 90 0 90
2002 91 0 91
2003 90 0 90
2004 100 0 100
2005 115 0 115
2006 138 0 138
2007 113 0 113
2008 114 0 114
2009 105 0 105
2010 109 0 109
2011 107 0 107
2012 100 0 100
2013 124 0 124
2014 96 0 96
2015 100 0 100
2016 94 0 94
2017 95 0 95

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Popularity of Marko as a first name

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Popularity of Marko as a last name

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Common last names for Marko

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marko U.S.
  White 95.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marko

People with the last name Marko are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Marko

  • How Popular is the name Marko? Marko is the 4,482nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Marko was the 11,614th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,824 babies born with the first name Marko in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marko to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marko is Sunday, January 15th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Marko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marko was in 2006 with a total of 138 babies.
  • Random Marko Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marko is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Marko: Your name in reverse order is Okram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aokrm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,701 people with the last name Marko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marko? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marko as their last name since less than 1 person in 109k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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