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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.mahr-KEE
, MAHR-kwəs
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Meaning & History

From a noble title which was derived from the Old French word marchis "march, borderland", which originally referred to someone who ruled on the borderlands of a realm.
VariantsMarques, Marquise
Feminine FormMarquita

Categories

Hamilton, noble titles
Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute