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Origin and popularity of the name MARKO


Marko : 1: Slovak Polish and Czech: from a variant of the personal name Marek an equivalent of English Mark.2: Ukrainian Slovenian Sorbian Rusyn Croatian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Marko (from Latin Marcus) Slavic equivalent of English Mark. In some cases it is also an American shortened form of any of patronymics and other derivatives of this personal name such as Jewish Markowitz Serbian and Croatian Marković (see Markovic) or Slovenian Markovčič.3: Hungarian (Markó): from a pet form of the personal name Márkus an equivalent of English Mark.4: German: of Hungarian Sorbian and other Slavic origin (see above).5: Albanian (southern): from the personal name Marko a Greek-influenced variant of Mark (see Mark compare Marku); or in part an adaptation of the cognate Greek surname Markos.6: American shortened form of Greek Markos or of any of various derivatives of this personal name e.g. Markopoulos. Compare Marco.


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

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