What does Marcella mean?
Feminine of Marcellus; variant of Marcia. Mythology: Mars, the Roman god of fertility, for whom the spring calendar month March was named, came to be identified with the Greek god Ares, god of war. Saint Marcella (fourth century) was a cultivated woman of ability who was killed during the sack of Rome. See also Maricela.
Marcella▼ has 24 variants: Marcela, Marcele, Marcelina, Marcelinda, Marceline, Marcelle, Marcellina, Marcelline, Marcelyn, Marchella, Marchelle, Marcie▼, Marcile, Marcilee, Marcille, Marcy▼, Maricel, Marquita▼, Marsalina, Marsella, Marselle, Marsellonia, Marshella and Marsiella.Kreatif forms:
(female) Marcelma, Marcelna, ..
(male) Marcelley, Marcelme, ..
How popular is Marcella?
Marcella is a very prominent first name for females (#411 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#22443 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Marcella for girls. Marcella reached its apex position of #168 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #1434 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Marcella and affiliated names. Marceline (#1523 via latest list), Marcela (#1814), Marcille, Marcile, Marcy, Marisela, Marquita, Marcie, Maricela, Marchelle, Marcelle, Marcelina, Marcelline, Marcelyn, Marcene and Marcia are the popular variation forms of Marcella (#1434 via latest list). Other forms, like Maricella, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Marcella was common among parents 74 years ago (adoption of 0.3%) and is now significantly lower.
Marcella▼ is pronounced similarly to Marsala, Marsalla and Mercilla. Other recommended names are Ardella, Aricella, Camella, Carmalla, Carmella▼, Carniella, Cornella, Corrella, Darcell, Darcelle, Darrelle, Gavriella, Gracella, Harrella, Kamella, Karlla, Karmela, Karnyella (see Carna), Korella, Labella, Laurella, Lavella, Macaela, Machelle, Mahelia, Manuela▼, Marabelle, Marceen, Marchesa, Marcheta, Marcilynn, Mareina, Margalo, Maribella, Mariela▼, Marielena, Marielle, Marigold, Marinella, Marinelle, Marivella, Marivelle, Markesha, Marketta, Marleina, Marlena, Marnell, Marnetta, Marseilles, Martella, Marvelle, Maryetta, Marylea, Mashelle, Maybelle▼, Mella, Michella, Mirabella, Morella, Myrilla, Myshella, Norella, Orella, Oriella, Pamella, Parmelia, Parnella, Percilla, Pernella, Raella, Raquella and Sadella. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marcella.