Mark (given name)

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Mark
Mars Pyrrhus cropped.jpg
Statue of Marte (Mars). The name Mark means consecrated to the god Mars.[citation needed]
GenderMale
Origin
Word/NameLatin
Meaning"Consecrated to the god Mars"
Region of originGermanic
Other names
Related namesMarc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Marko
 
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Mark
Mars Pyrrhus cropped.jpg
Statue of Marte (Mars). The name Mark means consecrated to the god Mars.[citation needed]
GenderMale
Origin
Word/NameLatin
Meaning"Consecrated to the god Mars"
Region of originGermanic
Other names
Related namesMarc, 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", and is therefore also taken to mean "God of war" or "to be warlike".[citation needed] Marcus was one of the three most common given names in Ancient Rome. See Roman given names.

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