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Marcel

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63k Marcella (Latin)
8k Marcela (Spanish)
7k Marcellus (Latin)
7k Marcelino (Spanish)
5k Marcell (English)
5k Marcello (Latin)

How popular is the baby name Marcel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1892 7 0 7
1895 6 0 6
1896 5 0 5
1898 6 0 6
1901 7 0 7
1903 8 0 8
1904 5 0 5
1905 9 0 9
1906 9 0 9
1907 9 0 9
1908 8 0 8
1909 7 0 7
1910 11 0 11
1911 20 0 20
1912 28 0 28
1913 44 0 44
1914 63 0 63
1915 97 7 90
1916 74 0 74
1917 104 0 104
1918 120 8 112
1919 110 10 100
1920 113 7 106
1921 116 15 101
1922 122 8 114
1923 155 10 145
1924 150 8 142
1925 153 5 148
1926 130 9 121
1927 149 7 142
1928 139 5 134
1929 133 5 128
1930 129 0 129
1931 121 9 112
1932 119 5 114
1933 79 0 79
1934 100 0 100
1935 70 0 70
1936 62 5 57
1937 69 0 69
1938 80 10 70
1939 84 8 76
1940 63 10 53
1941 59 0 59
1942 85 5 80
1943 89 6 83
1944 56 8 48
1945 81 6 75
1946 69 6 63
1947 104 6 98
1948 120 10 110
1949 94 6 88
1950 96 7 89
1951 115 19 96
1952 122 15 107
1953 120 12 108
1954 129 22 107
1955 101 18 83
1956 143 22 121
1957 131 24 107
1958 122 19 103
1959 125 12 113
1960 152 28 124
1961 148 31 117
1962 152 21 131
1963 153 29 124
1964 178 31 147
1965 192 27 165
1966 159 18 141
1967 187 23 164
1968 177 15 162
1969 197 22 175
1970 215 32 183
1971 204 24 180
1972 219 17 202
1973 201 17 184
1974 161 11 150
1975 198 14 184
1976 175 8 167
1977 184 12 172
1978 143 9 134
1979 179 20 159
1980 187 10 177
1981 184 8 176
1982 151 0 151
1983 212 6 206
1984 203 12 191
1985 213 12 201
1986 258 10 248
1987 243 10 233
1988 292 14 278
1989 284 5 279
1990 339 11 328
1991 297 6 291
1992 347 11 336
1993 272 10 262
1994 275 10 265
1995 258 5 253
1996 276 0 276
1997 256 6 250
1998 268 9 259
1999 280 7 273
2000 231 5 226
2001 220 6 214
2002 200 5 195
2003 232 5 227
2004 212 0 212
2005 243 5 238
2006 204 6 198
2007 248 0 248
2008 260 0 260
2009 239 5 234
2010 260 5 255
2011 256 0 256
2012 237 0 237
2013 275 0 275
2014 261 0 261
2015 310 5 305

Want to know about the popularity of the Marcel baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,621 babies born with the name Marcel in the United States. That's more than enough Marcels to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marcel" was in 1992 with a total of 336 babies.

According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marcel" ranks #63 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 11 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of 139 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Marcel" mean? The list below shows the origins of Marcel as well as things modernly associated with the name Marcel such as celebrities named Marcel.

Origin and Meaning of Marcel

The name "Marcel" is of French origin, and it means "Young Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp is an artist. Marcel was born in 1887 as Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp in Blainville-Crevon, France.

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Marcel Marceau

Marcel Marceau is an actor and mime artist. Marcel was born in 1923 as Marcel Mangel in Strasbourg, France.

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Biz Markie

Biz Markie is a rapper, comedian, record producer, and dj with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1981 to present. Biz was born in 1964 as Marcel Theo Hall in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.

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Marcel Desailly

Marcel Desailly is a football biography. Marcel was born in 1968 in Accra, Ghana.

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Marcel Dionne

Marcel Dionne is an ice hockey player. Marcel was born in 1951 in Drummondville, QC, CAN.

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Marcel Iures

Marcel Iures is an actor (1975-present). Marcel was born in 1951 in Bailesti.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Marcel

Marcel Henson
Marcel Reece
Marcel Young
Marcel Kittel
Marcel Proust
Marcel The Shell
Marcel Lettre
Marcel Petiot

Alternative Meanings

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for love, your love of life!

Your name in reverse order is "Lecram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ramcel". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Marcel born Nov 24, 1975

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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