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Marshall Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Marshall is of French and English origin.

The meaning of Marshall is "horse caretaker, shoe smith".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 319 in baby name popularity for boys with 1079 occurrences.  It ranked 18112 in popular baby names for girls with 5 occurrences. 

View the Marshall Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Marshall has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Marshall to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Marshall include Marshal, Marshell.

Other Tidbits

Marshall falls into the name categories animal, occupational.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Marshall Field.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Marshall.

Just for fun, see the name Marshall 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 Marshall in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.