What does Marcia mean?
Marcia [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.Creative forms:
(female) Macia, Mancia, ..
(male) Marach, Marchio, .. Middle name pairings:
Marcia Adaleigh (M.A.), ..
How popular is Marcia?
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 (#25845 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Marcia reached its top position of #90 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Marcia rated in the Top 2000 are Marcella (#1380 via latest list), Marcela (#1947), Marcine, Marcy, Marquita, Marsha, Marcille, Marcie, Marcelina, Marcene, Marci and Marcile. Other forms, like Marcilee, are uncommon. These forms of Marcia were at the apex of their popularity 65 years ago (median #1211) and have become much less conventional since.
Marcia▼ is alike in pronunciation to Myrtia. Other recommended names are Cacia, Carlia, Dacia, Darcia, Kacia, Karmia, Maci, Madzia, Malia, Malkia, Mara▲, Maraya, Marcee, Marcenia (see Marcene), Mareina, Marena, Marfa, Marg, Marge, Margita, Margy, Mari▼, Maria▼, Mariah, Marial, Marian▼, Marice, Maricia, Mariko, Marina▼, Marisha, Marit, Mariza, Marja, Marjo, Marjy, Markia, Marla▼, Marlie, Marlin, Marlina, Marlisa, Marna, Marnia, Marnja, Marnya, Marqui, Marra, Marris, Marrissa, Martha▼, Marti, Martina, Martta, Marya, Maryssa, Mattia, Mauresa (see Maureen), Maurisa, Maurizia, Mercey, Merci, Mercia, Mercie, Mirka, Moreisa, Morysa (see Marisa), Narcisa, Saraia, Saria, Tarnia, Wardia, Zaria and Zarria. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marcia.See names in meaning and etymology.