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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan
  2. French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)

Notable Persons Named Marquette

Marquette King is a football player. Marquette was born on October 26th, 1988 in Macon, Georgia.

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Marquette Smith is a football player. His career lasted from 1996 to 1997. Marquette was born on July 14th, 1972 in Casselberry, Florida.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marquette

Chris Marquette is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1995. Chris was given the name Christopher George Rodriguez on October 3rd, 1984 in Stuart, Florida, U.S.

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Jacques was born on June 1st, 1637 in Laon. Jacques is also known as Pere Marquette. He breathed his last breath on May 18th, 1675.

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Sean Marquette is a voice actor/actor. He was most active from 1994 to 1994. Sean was given the name Sean Anthony Edward Rodriguez on June 30th, 1988 in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Richard was born on December 12th, 1934.

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Rocky Marquette is an actor. Rocky was born on May 15th, 1980 in Michigan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1937 5 5 0
1948 6 0 6
1950 9 9 0
1951 5 5 0
1953 5 5 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 14 6 8
1956 8 8 0
1957 7 0 7
1958 8 0 8
1960 13 7 6
1961 23 13 10
1962 17 9 8
1963 14 6 8
1964 18 12 6
1965 17 9 8
1966 16 10 6
1967 23 14 9
1968 20 6 14
1969 33 15 18
1970 31 14 17
1971 48 24 24
1972 51 28 23
1973 38 10 28
1974 48 17 31
1975 45 21 24
1976 46 18 28
1977 58 20 38
1978 47 18 29
1979 39 8 31
1980 36 6 30
1981 33 11 22
1982 45 24 21
1983 42 17 25
1984 59 34 25
1985 47 22 25
1986 49 24 25
1987 55 23 32
1988 48 21 27
1989 46 18 28
1990 61 19 42
1991 53 18 35
1992 68 18 50
1993 46 8 38
1994 53 16 37
1995 34 9 25
1996 35 10 25
1997 36 9 27
1998 35 5 30
1999 27 6 21
2000 20 5 15
2001 24 7 17
2002 20 0 20
2003 24 0 24
2004 14 0 14
2005 31 0 31
2006 16 0 16
2007 11 0 11
2008 17 0 17
2009 15 0 15
2010 12 0 12
2011 8 0 8
2012 17 0 17
2013 11 0 11
2015 16 0 16
2016 11 0 11
2017 11 0 11

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Popularity of Marquette as a first name

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Popularity of Marquette as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marquette U.S.
  White 92.04% 64.26%
  African American 1.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.72% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marquette

People with the last name Marquette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Marquette

  • How Popular is the name Marquette? Marquette is the 6,985th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marquette was the 11,804th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marquette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,903 babies born with the first name Marquette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marquette 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 Marquette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1937 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marquette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marquette is Saturday, September 18th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Marquette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marquette was in 1992 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Marquette Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marquette is not a popular baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Marquette: Your name in reverse order is Etteuqram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eruqmteat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marquette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,652 people with the last name Marquette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marquette? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marquette as their last name since less than 1 person in 111k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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