One of the few Roman praenomina, that’s to say chosen first-names in use in the Roman Empire, there have been many important men bearing this name. Perhaps the most famous is Marcus Aurelius, a notable emperor. Popular in Roman times, but also used extensively in Scandinavia and other European countries, this is a strong and undeniably classic name for a little boy.
Rank in the year 2015
Marcus was ranked #301 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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