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Marcella meaning and name origin
Marcella \m(a)-rcella, mar-cella\ as a girl's name is pronounced mar-SELL-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marcella is "dedicated to Mars". 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 variant forms: 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.
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Popularity of Marcella
Marcella is a very popular first name for females (#411 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#24451 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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