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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MARS(Classical Latin)

Meaning & History

Possibly related to Latin mas "male" (genitive maris). In Roman mythology Mars was the god of war, often equated with the Greek god Ares. This is also the name of the fourth planet in the solar system.
Other Languages & CulturesMarkos(Ancient Greek) Marcus, Marius, Martinus(Ancient Roman) Marko, Mattin, Matxin(Basque) Mark(Biblical) Markos(Biblical Greek) Marcus(Biblical Latin) Marko, Martin(Bulgarian) Marc, Martí(Catalan) Margh(Cornish) Marijo, Mario, Marko, Martin, Tin(Croatian) Marek, Martin(Czech) Marcus, Marius, Mark, Markus, Martin, Morten(Danish) Maarten, Marco, Marius, Mark, Marten, Martijn, Martinus, Tijn(Dutch) Marcus, Mark, Martin, Martie, Marty(English) Markku, Marko, Markus, Martti, Martin(Finnish) Marc, Marius, Martin(French) Marco, Mario, Marius, Markus, Martin, Merten(German) Marios, Markos(Greek) Maleko(Hawaiian) Márk, Márton, Martin(Hungarian) Máirtín, Marcas(Irish) Marco, Mario, Martino, Tino(Italian) Markuss, Mārtiņš(Latvian) Marijus, Martynas(Lithuanian) Marko, Martin(Macedonian) Martîn(Norman) Marcus, Marius, Mark, Markus, Martin, Morten(Norwegian) Marcin, Marek, Mariusz(Polish) Marco, Marcos, Mário, Martim, Martinho, Marinho, Marquinhos(Portuguese) Marius, Martin(Romanian) Mark, Martin(Russian) Màriu(Sardinian) Marcas(Scottish) Marko(Serbian) Marek, Martin(Slovak) Marko, Martin, Tine, Tinek(Slovene) Marco, Marcos, Mario, Martín(Spanish) Marcus, Mark, Markus, Mårten, Martin(Swedish) Marko, Martyn(Ukrainian) Marc, Martyn(Welsh)


Statue of the god MarsStatue of the god Mars


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