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Marcel Meaning


What does Marcel mean?

The name Marcel is of French origin.

The meaning of Marcel is "of Mars the god of war, warlike".

Marcel is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mar-cel.

The Given Name Marcel

Marcel is a form of Marcellus. See Marcellus for further details.

Marcel is a name with authenticness.

This great little boy name has a natural majesty.

Marcel remains a favorite due to its memorable and stylish nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Marcel Callo, Marcel Dionne, and Marcel Duchamp.

Marcel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 734 in baby name popularity for boys with 322 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 749 in baby name popularity for boys with 314 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Marcel has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Marcel Name Popularity Page.

Marcel Related Names

Marcel is a form of Marcellus.

The names Marcelina, Marceline, Marcelle are all forms of Marcel.

Famous Marcels

  • Marcel Callo ~ Saint
  • Marcel Dionne ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Marcel Duchamp ~ Artist
  • Marcel Hirscher ~ Skier
  • Marcel Marceau ~ Actor
  • Marcel Pronovost ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Marcel Proust ~ Writer

Marcel Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Marcel.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Marcel Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Marcel in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Marcel.

Just for fun, see the name Marcel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Marcel in Nautical Flags page.