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Mark

Olivia Musembi
By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 47 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Selvakumar Mariappan (Technical Specialist)

Gender: Male

Origin: Latin

Meaning: War-like, Mars

Pronunciation: mɑrk, /mɑrk/, M AA R K

Popularity Rank: #112

On this page:

  • 1. Mark Meaning
  • 2. Mark Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Mark
  • 4. Translations of Mark
  • 5. Mark Name Popularity
  • 6. Mark popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Mark
  • 8. Latest News about Mark
  • 9. Nicknames for Mark
  • 10. Mark Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Mark

Mark Meaning

Derived from the Latin name 'Marcus', which means 'dedicated to Mars, the Roman god of war'. Mark is a strong and classic name that has been popular for centuries.

Mark also means "War-like, Mars, From the God Mars, Dedicated to Mars, Horse".

Mark is commonly found in United Kingdom, United States of America, Netherlands, and 96 more countries.

Mark Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: mɑrk

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /mɑrk/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: M AA R K

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Mark

Mark Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Mark is recorded 307,331 times globally, ranking it as the 112th most common name worldwide.

Mark is most prevalent in United Kingdom, with 94,763 occurrences, making it the 5th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Mark is found among 1 in every 6 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Mark Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United Kingdom#51 : 6
United States of America#191 : 21
Netherlands#81 : 20
Canada#141 : 33
Ireland#81 : 9
South Africa#1461 : 257
Egypt#7481 : 345
Nigeria#1921 : 189
Italy#6501 : 224
Germany#2191 : 74
Saudi Arabia#6581 : 586
Malaysia#2621 : 500
Philippines#11 : 73
Singapore#961 : 215
Russia#4321 : 173
Hong Kong#1881 : 193
United Arab Emirates#3301 : 459
Israel#3491 : 167
France#1,2921 : 742
Spain#7201 : 362
Belgium#3711 : 177
Mexico#1,1171 : 675
Jamaica#121 : 63
Palestine#4141 : 268
Qatar#2021 : 439
Kuwait#2981 : 593
Ghana#1711 : 172
Peru#9421 : 919
Denmark#1351 : 96
China#751 : 170
Switzerland#2911 : 219
Oman#7071 : 821
Malta#71 : 30
Iraq#2,1371 : 1,632
Costa Rica#3771 : 203
Syrian Arab Republic#1,4871 : 927
Lebanon#4751 : 352
Morocco#2,2241 : 1,870
Algeria#2,1521 : 2,468
Taiwan#811 : 418
Austria#3431 : 207
Macao#651 : 249
Albania#2051 : 148
Cameroon#6761 : 1,022
Colombia#3,2071 : 3,224
Chile#1,4421 : 1,655
Turkey#3,1321 : 2,915
Bolivia#1,1241 : 1,073
Sweden#4611 : 327
Bahrain#4991 : 949
India#2,6451 : 3,454
Finland#6221 : 485
Kazakhstan#1,7011 : 909
Hungary#2381 : 192
Poland#5221 : 335
Iran#1,3571 : 843
Japan#2941 : 451
Sudan#3,8761 : 6,787
Panama#1,0191 : 1,069
Tunisia#2,7991 : 2,947
Czechia#5551 : 394
Brazil#3,5471 : 4,341
Croatia#4821 : 221
Slovenia#2941 : 184
Guatemala#1,2411 : 1,368
Portugal#9501 : 973
Jordan#2,0461 : 2,037
Libya#2,6921 : 4,258
Norway#4731 : 549
Estonia#1151 : 92
Bangladesh#3,1551 : 3,714
Greece#6061 : 678
Namibia#5061 : 1,307
Yemen#3,5811 : 6,098
Argentina#1,9281 : 2,666
Cyprus#1841 : 314
Lithuania#4831 : 291
Luxembourg#4561 : 542
Brunei Darussalam#2981 : 1,358
Bulgaria#1,1931 : 795
Mauritius#1,6471 : 2,239
Botswana#6171 : 1,632
Uruguay#2,1691 : 3,174
Ecuador#1,2011 : 2,253
Serbia#8151 : 1,001

List of countries the name Mark is rarely found

Mark popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Mark from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Mark

📰 Latest News about Mark

Stay updated with the most recent news about Mark. Read on to catch up with Mark's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 27, 2024 06:55 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Army bugler prepares for ‘highest honor,’ playing taps at Normandy to mark 80th anniversary of D-Day - NBC News
    Source: NBC News | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Yankees' rotation sets unique pitching mark despite not having ace Gerrit Cole around - CBS Sports
    Source: CBS Sports | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Mark Hughes: Why Monaco GP became an F2-pace stalemate - The Race
    Source: The Race | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Apple iOS 18, macOS 15 AI Features: Project Greymatter, Privacy, OpenAI Deal - Bloomberg
    Source: Bloomberg | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Spitfire crash victim named as pilot Mark Long - BBC.com
    Source: BBC.com | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • RAF pilot killed in Spitfire crash named as Squadron Leader Mark Long - The Telegraph
    Source: The Telegraph | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • ‘Passionate, professional’ RAF pilot killed in Spitfire crash named as Mark Long - The Guardian
    Source: The Guardian | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • At North Carolina's GOP convention, governor candidate Robinson energizes Republicans for election - The Associated Press
    Source: The Associated Press | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Rwandan genocide survivors in Maine mark 30 years with awareness event - WGME
    Source: WGME | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Obituary | Mark "Goose" Gosewisch of New Ulm, Minnesota - Minnesota Valley Funeral Home
    Source: Minnesota Valley Funeral Home | Published on: May 26, 2024

Nicknames for Mark

Maverick Mark, Marvelous Mark, Mark the Magnificent, Mighty Mark, Mark the Merciless, Madcap Mark, Mark the Macho, Marko Polo, Mark the Mastermind, Mark the Mysterious

Mark Name Poster

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