What does Marcellus mean?
Marcellus has 1 variant: Marcello.
Marcellus has 1 feminine form: Marcella.Kreatif forms:
(male) Maccellus, Macellus, ..
(female) Marcelci, Marcellee, ..
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 #649 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #1245. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Marcellus (#1245 a year ago) ranked in the Top 2000 are Marcus (#168 a year ago), Marcel (#773), Marlon (#817) and Marcello (#1186). Usage of these forms of Marcellus was at its apex during the years 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.32%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.17%, ▼46%). Marcus has been the recurring favorite, though Marcel has become popular as well over time.
Suggested similar names are Arcelius, Archelaus, Aricelius, Arkelaus, Aurelius, Barnebus, Bazeelius, Camillus, Carolus, Catullus, Cornelius▼, Cornelus, Cyrillus, Darcell, Kornelius, Macarius, Malcolum, Mandell, Mansell, Marcas, Marceau, Marcelin, Marcell, Marcellin, Marcellino, Marcelo▲, Marcely, Marchall, Marcos, Mardel, Marianus, Marinus, Marius, Markel, Markell, Markess, Markus, Marquus, Marshell, Martel, Martell, Martinus, Marvel, Marvell, Marzell, Mateus, Maurell, Maxwell▲, Maxwelle, Merrell, Morell, Morrell, Narcissus, Nigellus and Parmenius (see Parmenio). These names tend to be less frequently used than Marcellus.See names in meaning and etymology.