What does Marcellus mean?
Marcellus▼ has 1 variant: Marcello.
Marcellus has 1 feminine form: Marcella.Kreatif forms: Maccellus, Macellus, Meircellus. [more]
How popular is Marcellus?
Marcellus is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1170 out of 1220, Top 96%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#15428 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Marcellus for boys. Marcellus entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #648 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Marcellus ranked in the Top 1000 are Marcus (#158 a year ago), Marlon (#747) and Marcel (#853). Usage of these forms of Marcellus was at its apex during the years 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.497%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.311%, ▼37%), with the forms Marlon, Marcellus and Marcel becoming less stylish. Marcus has been the recurring favorite.
Suggested similar baby names are Arcelius, Aricelius, Aurelius, Barnebus, Catullus, Darcell, Marceau, Marcelin, Marcell, Marcellin, Marcellino, Marcelo, Marcely, Marchall, Marcos, Mardel, Markel, Markell, Marshell, Martell, Marvel, Marvell, Marzell, Mateus and Maurell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marcellus.