Meaning and Name Origin
Maricel \m(a)-ri-cel\ as a name for girls is of Latin and Spanish derivation, and the meaning of the name Maricel is "dedicated to Mars". Maricel is a form of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus; variant of Marcia. Maricel is also a form of Maricela (Spanish): variant of Marcella.
Maricel has 25 alternative forms via Marcella, Maricela: Marcela, Marcele, Marcelina▼, Marcelinda, Marceline▼, Marcelle▼, Marcellina, Marcelline, Marcelyn, Marchella, Marchelle, Marcie▼, Marcile, Marcilee, Marcille, Marcy▼, Maricella, Marisela▼, Marquita▼, Marsalina, Marsella, Marselle, Marsellonia, Marshella and Marsiella.
Maricel is an unusual given name for women. Maricel is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Maricel and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Maricel (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Marcela, Marcelina, Marceline, Marcella, Marcelle, Marcie, Marcy, Maricela, Marisela and Marquita. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during 1970-1979 and has become significantly lower since, with forms such as Marcie, Marcy, Maricela, Marisela and Marquita becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)