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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Markos

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

Notable Persons Named Markos

Markos Moulitsas is a columnist, author, and blogger. Markos was given the name Markos Moulitsas Zuniga on September 11th, 1971 in Chicago. Markos is also known as Kos.

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Markos Vafiadis was a Prime Minister of Greece and Provisional Democratic Government. They were most prominent from 1947 to 1949. Their military service ended in 1949. Markos was born on January 28th, 1906 in Erzurum. They passed away on February 22nd, 1992.

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Markos Botsaris is a military person.

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Markos Vamvakaris was a rebetiko and music of greece musician. He plays Singer, bouzouki, and composer. He was most active from 1932 to 1960. Markos was born Markos Vamvakaris on May 10th, 1905 in Ano Syros, Syros, Greece. He left this life on February 8th, 1972.

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Markos Vellidis is a soccer player for the PAOK FC, Panathinaikos F.C., Koropi F.C., Diagoras F.C., Aris Thessaloniki F.C., PAS Giannina F.C., and Greece national football team. Markos was born on April 4th, 1987 in Kastoria.

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Markos Dounis is a soccer player for the Aris Thessaloniki F.C., Panionios F.C., AEK Athens F.C., and Greece national under-19 football team. Markos was born on May 9th, 1992 in Athens.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Markos

Randa was born on August 10th, 1985 in Baghdad.

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Dimitris Markos is a soccer player for the Panathinaikos F.C., Naoussa F.C., Sheffield United F.C., Kalamata F.C., AEK Athens F.C., Aris Thessaloniki F.C., PAOK FC, and Greece national football team. Dimitris was born on January 31st, 1971 in Kilkis.

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Lajos Markos was a in the fields of portraits, western(genre)s, cityscapes, and portrait. Lajos was born in 1917 in Marosvasarhely, Hungary. He breathed his last breath in 1993.

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Imre Markos was a soccer player for the Bocskai FC, Stade Rennais F.C., and Hungary national football team. Imre was born on June 9th, 1908 in Austria-Hungary. He left this life on September 27th, 1960.

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He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Ján was born on July 2nd, 1985 in Banská Bystrica.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 6 0 6
1966 5 0 5
1967 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1969 5 0 5
1972 5 0 5
1973 6 0 6
1974 6 0 6
1975 8 0 8
1976 10 0 10
1977 10 0 10
1978 9 0 9
1979 14 0 14
1980 8 0 8
1981 16 0 16
1982 7 0 7
1983 8 0 8
1984 9 0 9
1985 14 0 14
1986 8 0 8
1987 10 0 10
1988 8 0 8
1989 16 0 16
1990 17 0 17
1991 14 0 14
1992 14 0 14
1993 16 0 16
1994 22 0 22
1995 26 0 26
1996 19 0 19
1997 20 0 20
1998 25 0 25
1999 18 0 18
2000 26 0 26
2001 20 0 20
2002 22 0 22
2003 15 0 15
2004 30 0 30
2005 30 0 30
2006 25 0 25
2007 28 0 28
2008 41 0 41
2009 33 0 33
2010 29 0 29
2011 35 0 35
2012 34 0 34
2013 26 0 26
2014 25 0 25
2015 34 0 34
2016 25 0 25
2017 23 0 23

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Popularity of Markos as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Markos U.S.
  White 88.82% 64.26%
  African American 6.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Markos

People with the last name Markos are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Markos

  • How Popular is the name Markos? Markos is the 11,349th most popular name of all time. As a last name Markos was the 22,892nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Markos have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 891 babies born with the first name Markos in the United States. That's more than enough people named Markos to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Markos? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Markos first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Markos is Sunday, April 25th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Markos born? The highest recorded use of the first name Markos was in 2008 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Markos Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Markos is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Markos: Your name in reverse order is Sokram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amksro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Markos? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,118 people with the last name Markos.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Markos? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Markos as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k 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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