What does Marcel mean?
Variant of Marcellus, from Marcus. The source of these names is Mars, the Roman god of war. French mime, Marcel Marceau, combined two variants of this name. Author Marcel Proust; football player Marcellus Wiley.
Affiliated boy name: Marvin.Kreatif forms:
(male) Maccel, Macel, ..
(female) Marcellia, Marcelly, ..
How popular is Marcel?
Marcel is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#613 out of 1220, Top 50%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#14823 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Marcel for boys. Marcel reached its highest position of #542 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #853 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the history of Marcel and corresponding names. Marcell, Marcello (#1143 via latest list), Marcellus (#1359), Marcelo (#741), Marco (#308), Marcus (#158), Markus (#737) and Marvin (#492) are the prominent variation forms of Marcel (#853 via latest list). These relations of Marcel were popular with parents 2 decades ago (median #759) and are somewhat less conventional today (#865, ▼37.9%), with the form Marvin becoming less stylish. Marcel, Marcelo and Markus are three of the more trendy names for newborns here.
Marcel▲ is pronounced similarly to Marzell. Other suggested similar names are Bartel, Carel, Carmel, Carvel, Darcel, Darcell, Darcey, Darel, Dariel▲, Darnel, Darrel▼, Farrel, Harel, Harrel, Jarel, Jarrel, Karel, Karmel, Karrel, Mace, Maceo, Macey, Mandel, Manoel, Mansel, Manuel▼, Manvel, Marc▼, March, Marchall, Marcio, Marcos, Mardel, Marden, Marek, Mareo, Markel, Markell, Markey, Marlea, Marlen, Marley▲, Marmer, Marquel, Marschal, Marshal, Marshell, Martel, Martell, Marten, Marve, Marvel, Marvell, Marven, Merce, Mercer, Merrel, Mircea, Moriel, Morrel, Muriel, Parnel and Rancel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marcel.