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Origin and popularity of the name MARC


Marc : 1: French Haitian and Romanian: from the personal name Marc (see Mark).2: Breton (mainly Finistère; also Le Marc): from the personal name Marc'h from Breton marc'h ‘horse’ and probably also from the (French) personal name Marc which is of Latin origin (see 1 and Mark).3: Slovenian: from a vernacular spelling of marec ‘March’ applied as a nickname for someone who had some special connection with the month such as owing a feudal obligation then. Compare Martz 4 and March 4.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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