Marco

Marco - A very unique male name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marco, meaning warlike, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1065. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marco and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marco? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Marco. The baby boy name Marco was given to 1,273 baby boys in 2012, ranking #271 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,289 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marco peaked in popularity 23 years ago in 1996 on position 175.



Famous with this name

Marco Risi
Marco Sanchez
Marco Rodríguez


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Marco is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marco is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #134 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #567.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Marco is where you live.


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Marco origin and meaning

Marco is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means warlike. To see famous people named Marco, pop culture references for the name Marco and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marco

We've found the following names that sound similar to Marco, sorted by popularity.

Mark / Marcus / Marc / Maurice / Morris / Marcos / Marquis / Mauricio / Markus / Marquise /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012271
2011282
2010264
2009240
2008223
2007210
2006205
2005189
2004192
2003192
2002186
2001179
2000182
1999191
1998182
1997176
1996175
1995180
1994184
1993190
1992199
1991205
1990225
1989234
1988230
1987245
1986245
1985242
1984245
1983243
1982226
1981248
1980233
1979234
1978244
1977250
1976250
1975262
1974260
1973255
1972269
1971280
1970293
1969314
1968355
1967365
1966378
1965408
1964422
1963438
1962445
1961515
1960563
1959537
1958586
1957624
1956613
1955644
1954682
1953649
1952639
1951677
1950712
1949779
1948777
1947800
1946904
1945837
1944774
1943898
1942902
1941834
1940955
1939944
19381210
19371413
19361214
19351448
19341071
19331121
19321193
19311097
1930863
19291044
19281289
1927894
1926844
1925915
19241339
19231009
1922817
1921885
1920902
19191100
19181041
19171046
19161030
19151029
1914819
19131065

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey134
New York165
District of Columbia171
California175
Texas182
Connecticut187
Delaware189
Nevada210
Massachusetts217
Illinois237
Florida241
Oregon251
Arizona254
New Mexico279
Pennsylvania304
Maryland309
Washington337
Wisconsin348
Utah360
Colorado364
North Carolina370
South Carolina388
Iowa391
Michigan400
Virginia404
Indiana414
Minnesota418
Georgia448
Arkansas457
Ohio468
Missouri479
Oklahoma527
Tennessee537
Louisiana567

Even more about Marco


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Marco a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Marco?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1996
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Marco
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,289
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +1,273

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