Mark
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
MAHRK
Meaning
Rendered to Mars, warlike
More info about the name "Mark"

Mark originates in Latin language and means "rendered to Mars, warlike". It is a form of Marcus, ultimately derived from Mars, the name of the Roman god of war. In Christianity, Mark was the author of the second Gospel and the patron saint of Venice. Mark also appears in the Celtic legend of Tristan and Isolde, as the name of the king of Cornwall.

Popularity of the Name Mark
Also Spelled Like...

Marc

Famous Marks

Mark McGwire - baseball player
Mark Chesnutt - musician
Mark Harmon - actor
Mark McGrath - musician
Mark Knopfler - musician
Mark Prior - baseball player
Mark Twain - author
Mark McMorris - snowboarder

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