Given Name MARQUIS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: mahr-KEE, MAHR-kwəs  [details]

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.
VARIANTS: Marques, Marquise
FEMININE FORM: Marquita

Categories

Hamilton, noble titles
Entry updated February 12, 2018