Marshall

Marshall - A very unique male name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marshall, meaning one who looks after horses, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #214. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marshall and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marshall? 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 Marshall. The baby boy name Marshall was given to 857 baby boys in 2012, ranking #347 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,915 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marshall peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1912 on position 146.



Famous with this name

E.G. Marshall
Kris Marshall
Paula Marshall


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Marshall is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marshall is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #131 - and is the least popular in New York at position #829.

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 Marshall is where you live.


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Marshall origin and meaning

Marshall is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means one who looks after horses. To see famous people named Marshall, pop culture references for the name Marshall and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marshall

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

Marcel / Marcelo / Marcelino / Marcellus / Marcello / Markell / Markel / Marcell / Marshal / Marquel /

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
2012347
2011342
2010373
2009409
2008389
2007409
2006413
2005418
2004374
2003347
2002365
2001349
2000347
1999352
1998353
1997347
1996307
1995317
1994315
1993312
1992299
1991303
1990279
1989292
1988271
1987296
1986281
1985284
1984262
1983249
1982261
1981270
1980261
1979274
1978269
1977283
1976286
1975303
1974288
1973293
1972289
1971295
1970282
1969276
1968276
1967277
1966287
1965266
1964266
1963272
1962263
1961261
1960265
1959260
1958242
1957228
1956219
1955216
1954210
1953211
1952201
1951197
1950194
1949187
1948181
1947174
1946175
1945170
1944169
1943172
1942172
1941177
1940181
1939180
1938180
1937177
1936184
1935192
1934188
1933183
1932207
1931195
1930189
1929197
1928194
1927184
1926189
1925177
1924169
1923176
1922171
1921165
1920165
1919166
1918157
1917162
1916169
1915164
1914165
1913165
1912146
1911191
1910214

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota131
District of Columbia172
Minnesota172
Iowa181
West Virginia203
Alaska207
Wisconsin216
Oklahoma226
Indiana232
Maine235
Montana239
North Carolina246
Utah247
Mississippi264
New Mexico278
Missouri284
Alabama297
Michigan300
Arizona301
Tennessee303
Ohio305
Washington308
Kansas310
Colorado317
Oregon321
Virginia322
Maryland342
South Carolina346
Louisiana361
Texas362
Connecticut375
Idaho392
Kentucky392
Nebraska417
Illinois418
Pennsylvania429
Florida449
Arkansas466
Massachusetts551
California566
New Jersey615
Georgia668
New York829

Even more about Marshall


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 Marshall 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 Marshall?

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
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Marshall
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,915
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +857

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