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Marshall meaning and name origin

Marshall \m(a)-rsha-ll, mar-shall\ as a boy's name is pronounced MAR-shal. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Marshall is "caretaker of horses". Occupational name. Also a law enforcement title and a military title of great honor. Common in Scotland as a first name since the early 19th century. Department store founder Marshall Field; media theorist Marshall McLuhan; actor David Marshall Grant; Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; football player Marshall Faulk; pop singer Marshall Mathers.

Marshall has 7 variant forms: Marchall, Marischal, Marischall, Marschal, Marsh, Marshal and Marshell.

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Popularity of Marshall

Marshall is a very popular first name for males (#285 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#119 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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