See also: marcus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing of Latin Marcus. Doublet of Mark.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marcus

  1. A male given name from Latin.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), London: [] Robert Barker, [], OCLC 964384981, Colossians 4:10:
      Aristarchus my fellow prisoner saluteth you, and Marcus sisters sonne to Barnabas, (touching whome yee receiued commandements; if he come vnto you, receiue him:) []
    • 2008 Kate Atkinson, When Will There Be Good News, Doubleday, →ISBN, page 73:
      But 'Marcus?' – a strangely Latinate name for someone born in Sighthill. ('Aspirational mother, boss,' he said. 'Better than Titus.Or Sextus.')

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marcus

  1. a male given name, variant of Markus

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 5644 males with the given name Marcus (compared to 2889 named Markus) have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 2000s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Mārcus. The Biblical senses derive from Ancient Greek Μᾶρκος (Mârkos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑr.kʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mar‧cus

Proper nounEdit

Marcus m

  1. Mark (book of the Bible)
  2. Mark (traditional author of the Gospel of Mark)
  3. a male given name

Related termsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marcus

  1. a male given name, a less common variant of Markus

LatinEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

  • (praenominal abbreviation): M.

EtymologyEdit

From *mārtcus, from the name of the god Mārs +‎ -cus.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Mārcus m (genitive Mārcī, feminine Mārca); second declension

  1. A masculine praenomen.
  2. A masculine cognomen.
  3. Mark
    • 1811, Johann Ludwig Himly, De Jesu in Coelum Ascensu, chapter 1, section 2, page 11:
      Narrant enim Marcus et Lucas, sicut et alii apostoli omnia, quae de Jesu referunt memorabilia, eo modo quo probi honestique viri, omnisque fraudis expertes solent; id quod tibi manifestissime in oculos incurret scripta eorum aliqua cum auimi attentione perlegenti.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Mārcus Mārcī
Genitive Mārcī Mārcōrum
Dative Mārcō Mārcīs
Accusative Mārcum Mārcōs
Ablative Mārcō Mārcīs
Vocative Mārce Mārcī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Marcus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Marcus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 220

NorwegianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Marcus. First recorded in Norway c. 1100.

Proper nounEdit

Marcus

  1. a male given name

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 3280 males with the given name Marcus (compared to 6268 named Markus) living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 2000s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Marcus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑr.kus/, [ˈmɑrˠ.kus]

Proper nounEdit

Marcus m

  1. Mark the Apostle

DeclensionEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Marcus, from Latin Marcus.

Proper nounEdit

Marcus m (genitive/dative lui Marcus)

  1. a surname from German

ReferencesEdit

  • Iordan, Iorgu (1983) Dicționar al numelor de familie românești [A Dictionary of Romanian Family Names]‎[3], Bucharest: Editura Științifică și Enciclopedică

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Marcus. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in the 13th century.

Proper nounEdit

Marcus c (genitive Marcus)

  1. a male given name

Usage notesEdit

  • Marcus / Markus was the most common given name of boys born in Sweden in the 1990s.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [4] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 36 338 males with the given name Marcus (compared to 18 057 named Markus) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.