Mark

Mark - A very unique male name



  May 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mark, meaning warlike, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #217. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mark and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mark? 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 Mark. The baby boy name Mark was given to 2,169 baby boys in 2012, ranking #176 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 757 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mark peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 6.



Famous with this name

Mark Strong
Mark Hamill
Mark Ruffalo


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Mark is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mark is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #90 - and is the least popular in Idaho at position #333.

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 Mark is where you live.


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Mark origin and meaning

Mark is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means warlike. To see famous people named Mark, pop culture references for the name Mark and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mark

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

Marcus / Marc / Maurice / Morris / Marco / 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
2012176
2011159
2010161
2009153
2008139
2007138
2006129
2005114
2004113
2003105
200293
200184
200079
199969
199864
199758
199655
199552
199448
199349
199249
199147
199046
198942
198839
198736
198635
198532
198432
198331
198232
198133
198031
197930
197826
197725
197625
197519
197416
197315
197218
197113
19709
19698
19687
19677
19667
19657
19646
19636
19626
19616
19606
19596
19587
19577
19568
19559
195412
195312
195217
195120
195023
194924
194829
194747
194658
194572
194493
1943101
1942117
1941121
1940147
1939168
1938166
1937176
1936185
1935172
1934184
1933180
1932184
1931196
1930220
1929222
1928208
1927201
1926199
1925211
1924202
1923202
1922199
1921213
1920219
1919211
1918204
1917214
1916202
1915205
1914209
1913203
1912208
1911233
1910217

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia90
Delaware101
New Jersey107
Pennsylvania127
Connecticut131
Montana131
Washington134
Massachusetts137
New York140
Maryland151
New Hampshire152
Florida157
Virginia157
Texas168
Louisiana171
California173
Alabama175
Georgia176
Michigan180
Kentucky183
Missouri185
Ohio190
Oregon192
Rhode Island192
South Carolina194
West Virginia194
Nevada196
Hawaii198
Indiana204
Illinois209
North Carolina212
Arizona222
Arkansas223
New Mexico224
Utah225
Tennessee226
Colorado230
Minnesota234
Mississippi237
Iowa238
Nebraska260
Wisconsin291
Kansas292
Oklahoma315
Idaho333

Even more about Mark


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 Mark 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 Mark?

1 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
1959
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Mark
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 757
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,169

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