Given Name MARCO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: MAR-ko (Italian, Spanish, German), MAHR-ko (Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

Italian form of MARK. During the Middle Ages this name was common in Venice, where Saint Mark was supposedly buried. A famous bearer was the Venetian explorer Marco Polo, who travelled across Asia to China in the 13th century.

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VARIANTS: Marcos (Spanish), Marcos (Portuguese), Markus (German), Mark (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Markos (Ancient Greek), Marcus (Ancient Roman), Marko (Basque), Mark (Biblical), Markos (Biblical Greek), Marcus (Biblical Latin), Marko (Bulgarian), Marc (Catalan), Margh (Cornish), Marko (Croatian), Marek (Czech), Marcus, Mark, Markus (Danish), Marcus, Mark (English), Markku, Marko, Markus (Finnish), Marc (French), Markos (Greek), Maleko (Hawaiian), Márk (Hungarian), Marcas (Irish), Markuss (Latvian), Marko (Macedonian), Marcus, Mark, Markus (Norwegian), Marek (Polish), Mars (Roman Mythology), Mark (Russian), Marcas (Scottish), Marko (Serbian), Marek (Slovak), Marko (Slovene), Marcus, Mark, Markus (Swedish), Marko (Ukrainian), Marc (Welsh)
Entry updated July 2, 2017