What does Marcelo mean?
Marcelo \m(a)-rce-lo, mar-celo\ as a boys' name. Marcelo's roots are French and Latin, and the meaning of the name Marcelo is "little warrior". Marcelo is a form of Marcel (French, Latin): variant of Marcellus.
Marcelo is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#946 out of 1220, Top 78%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#16616 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Marcelo for boys. Marcelo was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #741 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Marcelo (#741 last year) are Marcel (#853 last year) and Marcellus. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity in 1999 (usage of 0.1787%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.1353%, down 24.3%), but with the versions Marcel and Marcellus becoming less in vogue. Marcelo (#741) is the most fashionable baby name in this list. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Marcelo and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)