- Saint.Also Mark.died a.d. 336, pope 336.
- a male given name.
Origin of Marcus
< Latin Mārcus < *māwortkos pertaining to *Māwort-s Mars
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Examples from the Web for marcus
As Dre mulled over how to talk to Andre Jr. (Marcus Scribner) about sex, Pops appeared while his son was stretching.Why ‘Black-ish’ Has a Gay Problem
October 3, 2014
And as The New York Times reported in May, Marcus Theatres, a chain of movie theaters, has been testing the Spire in Wisconsin.Font of Invention
September 18, 2014
Put simply, a scientific consensus has yet to emerge, and Marcus ignored the ongoing debate.
Marcus is citing a 2012 study from Duke University researchers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Marcus confirmed in a phone call that his organization transfers donations to Honenu.How U.S. Taxpayers Are Subsidizing The Defense Of Palestinian Teen’s Alleged Killers
July 10, 2014
And how different was this new programme from the one outlined by Sir Marcus.
As Sir Marcus said it was "up to me" to do it so well that Cook would look sick.
Sir Marcus did not appear the next day or the next, and I heard no more.
As for Sir Marcus, he stayed only long enough for a talk with me.
"I'm afraid there's been a mistake," replied Sir Marcus presently.
Word Origin and History for marcus
masc. proper name, from Latin Marcus, Roman praenomen, traditionally said to be related to Mars, Roman god of war.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper