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What does Maricel mean?

Maricel Pronunciation of Maricel [mari-cel] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Maricel is "dedicated to Mars". Maricel is an alternate form of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus. Maricel is also a form of Maricela (Spanish, Latin).

Associated with: dedicated.


10 alternative forms via Marcella, Maricela: Marcela, Marcele, Marcelle, Marcelyn, Marcie, Marcile, Marcilee, Marcy, Maricella and Marisela.

Creative forms:
(female) Miricel, Moricel, ..

(male) Marick, Marile, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maricel Kaitlynn (M.K.), ..

How popular is Maricel?

Maricel is an unusual given name for women. Maricel is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Marcela (#1947 via latest list), Marcella (#1380), Marcelle, Marcelyn, Marcie, Marcile, Marcy, Maricela and Marisela are the popular related forms of Maricel (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marcilee, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Maricel was well-received among parents 5 decades ago (usage of 0.09%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.01%, 88.5% less), with forms such as Marisela becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marcela, Marcella, Marcelle, Marcelyn, Marcie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marcile, Marcy, Maricela, Marisela in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maricel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cariel, Darcel, Darice, Maicey, Maidel, Marabel, Marcee, Marcey, Marcila, Marial, Maribel, Maribell, Marice, Maricia, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marien, Mariet, Marigold, Marike, Marilee, Marine, Marinell, Marise, Marisella, Marivel, Marvel, Marybel, Maryzela, Meribel, Meridel, Meriel, Muriel and Narice. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maricel.

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