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7k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Marcellus

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Young Warrior
  • #2962 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
63k Marcella (Latin)
17k Marcel (French)
8k Marcela (Spanish)
6k Marcelino (Spanish)
5k Marcell (English)
5k Marcello (Latin)

How popular is the name "Marcellus" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Marcellus? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,937 babies born with the name Marcellus in the United States. That's more than enough Marcelli to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marcellus" was in 2014 with a total of 125 babies.

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marcellus" is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 86 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Marcellus" mean?

Marcellus (Latin): Young Warrior

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

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

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

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Where is the name Marcellus popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Marcellus in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Marcellus

Marcellus Wiley

Marcellus Wiley is a NFL player. Marcellus was born in 1974 in Compton, California.

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Past life for Marcellus born Jun 26, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Marcellus

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