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Marcus

[mahr-kuh s] /ˈmɑr kəs/
noun
1.
Saint. Also, Mark, died a.d. 336, pope 336.
2.
a male given name.
Origin
< Latin Mārcus < *māwortkos pertaining to *Māwort-s Mars
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  • Through his mother head also had surgical blood, related as she was to Marcus beck.
Word Origin and History for Marcus

masc. proper name, from Latin Marcus, Roman praenomen, traditionally said to be related to Mars, Roman god of war.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Marcus in the Bible

Col. 4:10; Philemon 1:24; 1 Pet. 5:13; R.V., "Mark" (q.v.).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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