Origin of the name Marcus: A Latin name of uncertain derivation. Most believe it has its root in Mars, the name of the Roman mythological god of war. Others, however, think it might be from mas (manly) or from the Greek malakoz (soft, tender). From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book.
Marquese is baby boy name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is . Marquese name meanings is Soft, tender. Other similar sounding names can be Marcus.