[ mahr-kuh s ]
/ ˈmɑr kəs /


Saint.Also Mark.died a.d. 336, pope 336.
a male given name.

Origin of Marcus

< Latin Mārcus < *māwortkos pertaining to *Māwort-s Mars Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for marcus

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