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What does Marschal mean?

Marschal Pronunciation of Marschal [marschal] as a boys' name is an Old French name, and Marschal means "caretaker of horses". Marschal is a version of Marshall (Old French): occupational name.


Marschal has 3 variants: Marchall, Marshal and Marshell.

3 more related forms via Marshall: Marischal, Marischall and Marsh.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Marschal Yisroel (M.Y.), ..

How popular is Marschal?

Marschal is an unusual first name for males. Marschal is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Marsh, Marshal, Marshall (#319 in recent rankings) and Marshell are the prominent varying forms of Marschal (not ranked). Other forms, like Marischall, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Marschal was at its peak a century ago (average #1314) and is somewhat less today (#1579, 34.6%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marsh, Marshal, Marshall, Marshell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Darshan, Harshad, Herschel, Hirschel, Hirschl, Jascha, Marcas, Marceau, Marcel, Marcell, Marcello, Marcelo, Marcely, March, Markel, Markell, Markham, Marquel, Marsean, Marshawn, Marshon, Marzell, Michal, Mischa, Mishal, Mychal, Parsafal, Parsefal (see Percival), Parsifal, Pascal, Paschal, Pascual and Sascha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marschal.

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