Type Surname (from given name)
Usage German

Meaning & History

From a diminutive of the given name Markus. A notable bearer is the former German chancellor Angela Merkel (1954-).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMarkov(Bulgarian) Marković(Croatian) Marek(Czech) Merckx, Merx(Dutch) Mark(English) Merckx, Merx(Flemish) Markó(Hungarian) Marchi, Marco, Marchetti, Marconi(Italian) Marek(Polish) Marcos, Marques(Portuguese) Markov(Russian) Marković(Serbian) Marek(Slovak) Marco, Marcos, Márquez(Spanish) Markusson(Swedish) Marchenko(Ukrainian)


Entry updated December 7, 2022