What does Marcia mean?
Marcia \m(a)-rcia, mar-cia\ as a girls' name is pronounced MAR-shah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marcia is "dedicated to Mars". Feminine of Marcus. Mars was the Roman god of war, known to the Greeks as Ares. Used in Imperial Rome and revived in the late 19th century. See also Marcella. Actress Marsha Mason.
Marcia▼ has 23 variants: Marcella▼, Marcena, Marcene, Marchita, Marci▼, Marciana, Marciane, Marcianne, Marcie▼, Marcila, Marcile, Marcille, Marcilyn, Marcilynn, Marcina, Marcine, Marcita, Marcy▼, Marquita▼, Marseea, Marsha▼, Marsia and Martia.
Marcia▼ has 20 more alternative forms via Marcella, Marsha: Marcela, Marcele, Marcelina▼, Marcelinda, Marceline▼, Marcelle▼, Marcellina, Marcelline, Marcelyn, Marchella, Marchelle, Marcilee, Maricel, Marsalina, Marsella, Marselle, Marsellonia, Marshella, Marsiella and Marsita.
Marcia is a very popular first name for women (#236 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#27404 out of 88799, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Marcia for girls. Marcia reached its top position of #87 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Marcia and related names. Prominent variation forms of Marcia rated in the Top 1000 are Marcie, Marcy, Marquita, Marsha, Marci, Marcelina, Marceline, Marcella, Marcelle and Marcela. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 and have become much less widespread since, with versions such as Marcie, Marcy, Marquita, Marsha and Marcia falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marcia▼ is alike in pronunciation to Myrtia. Other recommended similar baby names are Darcia, Marcee, Marcey, Mareisa, Marga, Margi, Margie▼, Maria, Maricia, Marika, Maris, Marisa▼, Mariza, Marja, Marji, Marjie, Markia, Markie, Marnia, Marris, Maryka, Marysa, Marysia, Merci, Mercia and Mercie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marcia.