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Many Americans pronounce this MAHR-kwis. [noted -ed]
Nifty_Name_Nerd  8/8/2017
The name Marquis was given to 220 boys born in the US in 2016.
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Marquis are male.
― Anonymous User  6/6/2017
General Marquis Warren is the name of Samuel L Jacson's character in "The Hateful Eight" although in the movie it's not pronounced the French way, and the s is not silent.
― Anonymous User  2/29/2016
I actually think this is a nice name. It sounds classy.
mrose19  8/14/2011
This name is actually not the most "ghetto" thing I've ever heard. It actually sounds quite nice--but probably wouldn't look/sound right outside America. For example, if the bearer ever took a trip around Europe, his name might lead to some awkward social encounters--or he could turn it into a great ice breaker!
However, Marquise is a truly awful name. But Marquis... not that bad.
― Anonymous User  7/27/2010
I don't like this name. Since this is a title, it sounds pretentious and may lead to a superiority complex. On the other hand, it sounds trashy and ghetto.
bananarama  9/27/2009
I don't care much for this name. It looks like it should be pronounced "mar-kwis".
number1212  12/28/2008
Marquis means "marquess, marquis" in French.
Miss Claire  12/7/2004

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