Marius

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See also: Màrius

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Marius, a Roman family name probably derived from Mars. By folk etymology seen as a masculine form of Maria.

Proper noun[edit]

Marius

  1. A male given name.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Marius.

Proper noun[edit]

Marius

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data:22 364 males with the given name Marius have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with frequency peaks in the 19th century and in the 2000s decade. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Marius, likely of Sabine origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Marius m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Marius: Mariusarson or Mariusson
  • daughter of Marius: Mariusardóttir or Mariusdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Marius
Accusative Marius
Dative Mariusi
Genitive Mariusar, Marius

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Marius

  1. A male given name of Latin origin.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Marius

  1. A male given name of Latin origin.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely of Sabine origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Marius m (genitive Mariī or Marī); second declension

  1. The name of a Roman gens.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Marius Mariī
Genitive Mariī
Marī1
Mariōrum
Dative Mariō Mariīs
Accusative Marium Mariōs
Ablative Mariō Mariīs
Vocative Marī Mariī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Marius
  • Italian: Mario
  • Polish: Mariusz
  • Portuguese: Mário
  • Spanish: Mario

References[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Marius, can also be interpreted as a masculine equivalent of Maria. First recorded in Norway in the 18th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Marius

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 14 807 males with the given name Marius living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.