What does Maricel mean?
Maricel [ma-ri-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, with the suffix -icel, of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus. Maricel is also a form of Maricela (Spanish, Latin).
Associated with: dedicated.
(female) Mariceli, Morcel, ..
(male) Marile, Marimer, ..
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)
Marcela (#1814 via latest list), Marcella (#1434), 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 4 decades ago (usage of 0.09%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.01%, 88.7% less), with forms such as Marisela becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of the girl name Maricel and corresponding names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
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.