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What does Marsella mean?

Marsella Pronunciation of Marsella [marsel-la] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marsella is "dedicated to Mars". Marsella is a variant form of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus.

Associated with: dedicated.


Marsella has 3 variants: Marcela, Marcilee and Marsiella.

12 more relations via Marcella: Marcele, Marcelina, Marcelle, Marcellina, Marcelyn, Marchella, Marchelle, Marcille, Marsalina, Marselle, Marsellonia and Marshella.

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Middle name pairings:
Marsella Niyah (M.N.), ..

How popular is Marsella?

Marsella is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#25147 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Marsella (outside Top 2000) are Marcela (#1947 in recent rankings), Marcelina, Marcella (#1380), Marcelle, Marcelyn, Marchelle and Marcille. Usage of these relations of Marsella was at its most widespread 95 years ago (average #1416) and is now much less (#1903, down 89%), with the form Marcella becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marchelle, Marcille in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marsella is pronounced similarly to Marcila, Marsala, Marsalla and Mercilla. Other suggested similar names are Ardella, Auriella, Camella, Carlla, Carnyella (see Carna), Danella, Danyella, Darielle, Darnell, Darrell, Darrelle, Drusella, Gabryella, Ghisella, Harrellah (see Harela), Karielle, Karmelle, Labella, Lavella, Macaela, Madelle, Mahalla, Manuela, Maragold, Marceline, Marcena, Mareena, Mareesa, Marelda, Marell, Maretta, Maribella, Maricel, Maricella, Mariel, Marielena, Marietta, Marilla, Marinell, Marinella, Marinelle, Marisella, Maristela, Marivella, Marketta, Marla, Marleena, Marleina, Marsee, Marsey, Marsia, Marteina (see Martina), Martella, Maxwelle, Mella, Merielle, Michella, Mikella, Mirielle, Mirilla, Mosella, Moselle, Myrrilla, Narelle, Sadella, Samella, Samuella, Sarelia, Tanjella, Terella and Yarmilla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marsella.

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