Marques Family History
Marques Name Meaning
Catalan (Marquès); Spanish and southern French (Marqués): from Catalan marquès Spanish and Occitan marqués ‘marquis’ words of French origin (see Marquis ) applied either as a nickname for someone who behaved like a marquis or as an occupational name for a servant in the household of a marquis. Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Marcos . Spanish: variant or altered form of Márquez (see Marquez ) a cognate of 2 above. English: occasionally a variant of Marquis .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022