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Meaning of First Name: Mark


Name:
Mark
Pronunciation:
\m(a)-rk\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
dedicated to Mars
Origin:
Latin
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Sounds Like:
Name Similar:
None
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Popularity

Mark is a very popular first name for men (#14 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2538 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Mark \m(a)-rk\ as a boy's name is pronounced mark. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Mark is "dedicated to Mars". Anglicized version of Marcus. Biblical: the Roman surname of John Mark, missionary companion to Peter and Paul and writer of one of the four Gospel accounts of the life of Jesus. The famous author Mark Twain (originally Samuel Clemens) took his name from the call of Mississippi River boatmen: "Mark twain!" meaning that the water was two fathoms deep. Marc is a French form; Ma

Census About Last Name: Watkins


Last Name:
WATKINS
Origin:
English
Meaning:
Derived from the Middle English given name Wat or Watt, which was a diminutive of the name WALTER
Population Rank:
222
Population:
122447
Occurrences/100,000 people:
45.39
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
24083.18
Non-Hispanic White Only:
64.54%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
31.38%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.33%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
0.62%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
1.78%
Hispanic Origin:
1.35 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.