Marquise

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marquise

"Marquise" is a name of American origin, and it means "Lord". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Mar`quise"
The wife of a marquis; a marchioness.

Etymology: F. See Marquis, and cf. Marquee

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
  2. A noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess
Wiktionary

From French marquise

  1. A marchioness, especially one who is French.
  2. A marquee.
  3. (jewelry) An oval cut diamond with pointed ends.
  4. A canopy, usually of glass, set as a shelter over a door opening onto a terrace or pavement.
  5. A rich dessert made with dark chocolate, butter, sugar, cocoa powder, eggs, and cream.

marquise was also found in the following language(s): French and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Marquise

Marquise Williams is a football player. Marquise was born on October 5th, 1992 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Marquise Goodwin is a football player. Marquise was born on November 19th, 1990 in Lubbock, Texas.

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marquise was born on February 5th, 1626 in Paris, France. She died on April 17th, 1696.

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Marquise Hill was a football player for the New England Patriots. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2006. Marquise was born on August 7th, 1982 in New Orleans. He breathed his last breath on May 28th, 2007.

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Marquise Wilson is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 2004.

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Marquise Walker is a football player. Marquise was born on December 11th, 1978 in Syracuse, New York, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marquise

Lena Marquise is an installation art, singer-songwriter, and filmmaking. Her ongoing career started in 2000. Lena was born on February 25th, 1985.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 5 5 0
1969 11 0 11
1970 13 0 13
1971 19 8 11
1972 6 0 6
1973 26 9 17
1974 19 5 14
1975 37 9 28
1976 32 0 32
1977 45 6 39
1978 53 10 43
1979 64 11 53
1980 61 0 61
1981 59 5 54
1982 74 0 74
1983 85 0 85
1984 114 12 102
1985 124 15 109
1986 126 13 113
1987 158 16 142
1988 212 16 196
1989 308 30 278
1990 356 23 333
1991 392 23 369
1992 372 29 343
1993 452 19 433
1994 525 23 502
1995 673 29 644
1996 559 16 543
1997 590 16 574
1998 529 12 517
1999 423 11 412
2000 346 10 336
2001 302 6 296
2002 287 5 282
2003 280 0 280
2004 261 0 261
2005 238 0 238
2006 233 0 233
2007 216 0 216
2008 224 0 224
2009 225 0 225
2010 181 0 181
2011 171 0 171
2012 153 0 153
2013 146 0 146
2014 132 0 132
2015 136 0 136
2016 110 0 110
2017 112 0 112

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Popularity of Marquise as a first name

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Popularity of Marquise as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marquise U.S.
  White 63.21% 64.26%
  African American 25.47% 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 8.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marquise

People with the last name Marquise are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Marquise

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  • How Popular is the name Marquise? Marquise is the 2,458th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marquise was the 153,769th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marquise have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,275 babies born with the first name Marquise in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marquise to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marquise? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marquise first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marquise is Sunday, January 18th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Marquise born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marquise was in 1995 with a total of 644 babies.
  • Random Marquise Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marquise ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 14 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Marquise: Your name in reverse order is Esiuqram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aeimrusq. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marquise? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 106 people with the last name Marquise.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marquise? Marquise 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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