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Marcellus

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Young Warrior
  • #2962 All Time
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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 8 0 8
1882 6 0 6
1883 5 0 5
1884 11 0 11
1885 11 0 11
1886 9 0 9
1887 9 0 9
1888 9 0 9
1889 12 0 12
1890 7 0 7
1891 7 0 7
1892 7 0 7
1893 9 0 9
1894 10 0 10
1896 8 0 8
1897 9 0 9
1899 9 0 9
1900 11 0 11
1901 9 0 9
1902 16 0 16
1903 14 0 14
1904 14 0 14
1906 14 0 14
1907 7 0 7
1908 12 0 12
1909 11 0 11
1910 17 0 17
1911 15 0 15
1912 24 0 24
1913 29 0 29
1914 42 0 42
1915 55 0 55
1916 69 0 69
1917 53 0 53
1918 56 0 56
1919 50 0 50
1920 66 0 66
1921 53 0 53
1922 61 0 61
1923 58 0 58
1924 57 0 57
1925 45 0 45
1926 45 0 45
1927 51 0 51
1928 42 0 42
1929 45 0 45
1930 49 0 49
1931 50 0 50
1932 34 0 34
1933 24 0 24
1934 39 0 39
1935 32 0 32
1936 33 0 33
1937 37 0 37
1938 34 0 34
1939 27 0 27
1940 25 0 25
1941 27 0 27
1942 37 0 37
1943 26 0 26
1944 25 0 25
1945 26 0 26
1946 40 0 40
1947 39 0 39
1948 35 0 35
1949 46 0 46
1950 21 0 21
1951 37 0 37
1952 49 0 49
1953 42 0 42
1954 63 0 63
1955 52 0 52
1956 43 0 43
1957 41 0 41
1958 34 0 34
1959 31 0 31
1960 50 0 50
1961 45 0 45
1962 50 0 50
1963 39 0 39
1964 68 0 68
1965 59 0 59
1966 60 0 60
1967 71 0 71
1968 84 0 84
1969 86 0 86
1970 103 5 98
1971 121 0 121
1972 96 0 96
1973 78 0 78
1974 73 0 73
1975 93 0 93
1976 59 0 59
1977 67 0 67
1978 65 0 65
1979 68 0 68
1980 47 0 47
1981 64 0 64
1982 37 0 37
1983 54 0 54
1984 84 0 84
1985 65 0 65
1986 70 0 70
1987 93 0 93
1988 77 0 77
1989 83 0 83
1990 107 0 107
1991 104 0 104
1992 104 0 104
1993 117 0 117
1994 110 0 110
1995 97 0 97
1996 101 0 101
1997 109 0 109
1998 91 0 91
1999 91 0 91
2000 114 0 114
2001 117 0 117
2002 98 0 98
2003 114 0 114
2004 93 0 93
2005 106 0 106
2006 96 0 96
2007 92 0 92
2008 105 0 105
2009 99 0 99
2010 91 0 91
2011 86 0 86
2012 85 0 85
2013 80 0 80
2014 125 0 125

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2010 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 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 91 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Marcellus popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Marcellus

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

Marcellus Wiley

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

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Alternative Meanings

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

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

L is for life, that you live so well.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

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

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Past life for Marcellus born May 11, 1953

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 Ontario approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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