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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marque

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Marque is of French origin and means "Dedicated to mars".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Marque
A license to pass the limits of a jurisdiction, or boundary of a country, for the purpose of making reprisals.

Etymology: F. marque, in lettre de marque letter of marque, a commission with which the commandant of every armed vessel was obliged to be provided, under penalty of being considered a pirate or corsair; marque here prob. meaning, border, boundary (the letter of marque being a permission to go beyond the border), and of German origin. See March border

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  1. A name given to a product or service
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Borrowing from French marque

  1. A license to pass the limits of a jurisdiction, or boundary of a country, for the purpose of making reprisals; a letter of marque
  2. A brand of a manufactured product, especially a model of motor car

marque was also found in the following language(s): French, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Marque

Marque Richardson is an actor and tap dancer. He has had major accomplishments since 2001. Marque was given the name Marque Richardson, Jr. on October 23rd, 1985 in San Diego, California, U.S. Marque is also known as Marque Richardson II, Richardson, Marque, and Jr..

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Marque Perry is a basketball player for the BG Göttingen, Roanoke Dazzle, Olympiacos B.C., Orlandina Basket, Banvit B.K., CSK VVS Samara, B.C. Zenit Saint Petersburg, BC Donetsk, Beşiktaş J.K. (men's basketball), KK Olimpija, and BC Ural Yekaterinburg in the Basketball Bundesliga. He was most active from 2003 to present. Marque was born on January 28th, 1981 in Chicago.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marque

Albert was born on July 14th, 1872. He left this life in 1939.

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François Marque is a soccer player for the FC Istres, Troyes AC, RCS La Chapelle, Football Club Libourne, FC Baulmes, FC Basel, Grenoble Foot 38, SC Bastia, FC Saarbrücken, and Amiens SC. François was born on July 31st, 1983 in Troyes.

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Alejandro Marque is an athlete for the Efapel. Alejandro was born on October 23rd, 1981 in Pontevedra.

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Samuel Marque is a sports team member for the Calais RUFC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 5 0 5
1956 10 0 10
1959 6 0 6
1961 12 6 6
1962 8 0 8
1965 8 0 8
1966 9 0 9
1967 7 0 7
1968 9 0 9
1969 7 0 7
1970 13 0 13
1971 14 6 8
1972 8 0 8
1973 10 0 10
1974 12 0 12
1975 17 0 17
1976 22 5 17
1977 27 0 27
1978 18 0 18
1979 12 0 12
1980 30 5 25
1981 15 0 15
1982 27 0 27
1983 27 0 27
1984 43 7 36
1985 39 11 28
1986 34 7 27
1987 32 9 23
1988 53 9 44
1989 32 9 23
1990 37 11 26
1991 50 13 37
1992 43 9 34
1993 33 8 25
1994 36 9 27
1995 24 5 19
1996 24 0 24
1997 29 5 24
1998 25 0 25
1999 28 6 22
2000 23 0 23
2001 25 0 25
2002 23 0 23
2003 15 0 15
2004 18 0 18
2005 12 0 12
2006 13 0 13
2007 16 0 16
2008 15 0 15
2009 16 0 16
2010 9 0 9
2011 8 0 8
2012 7 0 7
2013 8 0 8
2014 14 0 14
2015 11 0 11
2016 8 0 8
2017 6 0 6

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Popularity of Marque as a first name

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Popularity of Marque as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marque U.S.
  White 62.03% 64.26%
  African American 4.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 28.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marque

People with the last name Marque are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Marque

  • How Popular is the name Marque? Marque is the 9,699th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marque was the 97,210th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marque have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,142 babies born with the first name Marque in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marque to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marque? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marque first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marque is Saturday, November 14th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Marque born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marque was in 1988 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Marque Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marque is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Marque: Your name in reverse order is Euqram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aremqu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marque? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 187 people with the last name Marque.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marque? Marque is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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