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Type Surname (from nickname & from given name)
Other Forms FormsMarkelj

Meaning & History

Dutch and German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Markolf, composed of the elements marc, merc ‘boundary’ + wolf ‘wolf’. Americanized form of Slovenian Markelj, a derivative of the personal name Marko, Latin Marcus, + the suffix -elj.
Added 6/6/2016 by LMS
Edited 11/30/2016 by Sofia and LMS