What does Maricel mean?
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, with the suffix -icel, of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus. Maricel is also a form of Maricela (Spanish, Latin).
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. Census)
Marcela, Marcella, Marcelle, Marcie, Marcy, Maricela and Marisela are the popular related forms of Maricel (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Marcele, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Maricel was well-received among parents during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.35%) and has become lower since, with forms such as Marcelle, Marcie, Marcy, Maricela and Marisela becoming somewhat dated. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Maricel and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Darcel, Maicey, Maidel, Marcee, Marial, Maribel, Maribell, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marien, Marigold, Marike, Marine, Marinell, Marise, Marisella, Marybel, Maryzela, Meribel, Meridel, Meriel, Muriel and Narice. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maricel.