What does Marcela mean?
Marcela /mar-cela/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the name Marcela means "dedicated to Mars". Marcela is an alternate spelling of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus. Compare surname Marcelo.
Marcela has 20 more related forms via Marcella: Marcele, Marcelina▼, Marcelinda, Marceline▼, Marcelle▼, Marcellina, Marcelline, Marcelyn, Marchella, Marchelle, Marcie▼, Marcile, Marcille, Marcy▼, Maricel, Marquita▼, Marsalina, Marselle, Marsellonia and Marshella.Kreatif forms: Macela, Marcema, Marceta. [more]
How popular is Marcela?
Marcela is a very popular first name for females (#1263 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Marcela for girls. Marcela was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #947 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Marcela and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Marcela rated in the Top 1000 are Marcelina, Marceline, Marcella, Marcelle, Marcie, Marcy and Marquita. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.2179%) and are now much less popular, with forms such as Marceline, Marcelle, Marcie, Marcy and Marquita falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marcela is pronounced similarly to Marcila and Marsala. Other suggested similar baby names are Marcena, Maricela▼, Maricella, Mariela▼, Marisela▼, Marvela and Maryzela. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marcela.