Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. mahr-KEE(English) MAHR-kwəs(English) mahr-KEES(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a noble title that derives from the Old French word marche meaning "march, borderland". The title originally referred to someone who ruled on the borderlands of a realm.

Related Names

VariantsMarques, Marquise
Feminine FormMarquita



Entry updated April 25, 2021