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What does Marcela mean?

Marcela Pronunciation of Marcela as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the name Marcela means "dedicated to Mars". Marcela is an alternate spelling of Marcella (Latin): feminine of Marcellus.




VARIANTS Marsiella, Marsella, Marcilee

RELATED FORMS VIA MARCELLA Marcele, Marcelina, Marcelinda, Marceline, Marcelle, Marcellina, Marcelyn, Marchella, Marchelle, Marcie, Marcile, Marcille, Marcy, Maricel, Marselle, Marshella



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How popular is Marcela?

Marcela is a very popular first name for females (#1263 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Marcela was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #947 in the U.S. in 1991, and is at #1610 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marcela name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marcela outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Marcela (#1610 FROM RECENT DATA) rated in the Top 2000 are Marcelina, Marceline (#1284), Marcella (#1094), Marcelle, Marcelyn, Marchelle, Marcie, Marcile, Marcille and Marcy. These relations of Marcela were at the peak of their popularity 98 years ago (USAGE OF 0.14%) and are now much less popular (USAGE 0.03%, 77.2%), with forms such as Marcie becoming less in vogue. Marcella is a perennial favorite, although Marceline seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marcela, Marcelina, Marceline, Marcella, Marcelle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marcelyn, Marchelle, Marcie, Marcile, Marcille, Marcy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marcela is pronounced similarly to Marcila, Marsala, Marsalla and Mercilla. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Carmela, Darcel, Darcell, Harela, Harrela (see Harela), Karmela, Macaela, Manuela, Marcee, Marceen, Marcena, Marcene, Marcenia (see Marcene), Marcey, Marchesa, Marcheta, Marcia, Marcilyn, Marcina, Marcita, Mareena, Mareesa, Marelda, Marell, Marella, Marena, Maresella (see Marisela), Margalo, Maricela, Maricella, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marilla, Marisela, Marisella, Markeda, Marketa, Marla, Marlea, Marlele, Marlena, Marnell, Marrelda (see Marelda), Marseea, Martella, Marvel, Marvela, Marvele, Marvell, Marvella, Maryzela and Morela. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marcela.

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