Mark (given name)


Mark (given name)
Mark
Mars Pyrrhus cropped.jpg
Statue of Marte (Mars). The name Mark means consecrated to the god Mars.[citation needed]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/Name Latin
Meaning "Consecrated to the god Mars"
Region of origin Germanic
Other names
Related names Marc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Marko

Mark is a common male given name and is derived from old Latin "Mart-kos", which means "consecrated to the god Mars".[citation needed] Marcus was one of the three most common given names in Ancient Rome. See Roman given names.

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