Marcella

First Name
64k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marcella

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

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From Latin Marcella.

  1. A female given name.

Marcella was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Marcella

Marcy Levy/Marcella Detroit is a musician. Her ongoing career started in 1972. Marcy was given the name Marcella Levy on June 21st, 1952. Marcy is also known as Marcy Levy.

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Marcella Araica is a pop music, hip hop music, contemporary r&b, electronic dance music, and urban contemporary mixing engineer, audio engineer, and record producer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Marcella is also known as Ms. Lago and The Incredible Lago.

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Marcella Puppini is an a cappella, pop music, jazz, close, open harmony, swing music, and alternative rock musician. She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Marcella was born in Bologna.

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Marcella Lowery is an actor. Marcella was born Marcella Lowery on April 27th, 1946 in Queens.

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Her career lasted from 1939 to 1942. Marcella was given the name Elsie Marcella Clifford on June 5th, 1916 in Champaign, Illinois. Marcella is also known as Clifford and Elsie Marcella. She passed away on October 31st, 1986.

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Marcella Bella is a singer and singing. Her ongoing career started in 1965. Marcella was given the name Giuseppa Marcella Bella on June 18th, 1952.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marcella

Saint Marcella was a saint. Saint was born in 325. She passed away in 410.

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Nasya Marcella is an actor and actress. Nasya was given the name Victoria Nasya Marcella Tedja on December 9th, 1996 in Jakarta.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 14 14 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 21 21 0
1883 19 19 0
1884 18 18 0
1885 27 27 0
1886 18 18 0
1887 25 25 0
1888 33 33 0
1889 37 37 0
1890 43 43 0
1891 44 44 0
1892 42 42 0
1893 57 57 0
1894 64 64 0
1895 71 71 0
1896 79 79 0
1897 77 77 0
1898 106 106 0
1899 123 123 0
1900 125 125 0
1901 123 123 0
1902 145 145 0
1903 149 149 0
1904 146 146 0
1905 175 175 0
1906 182 182 0
1907 203 203 0
1908 248 248 0
1909 266 266 0
1910 295 295 0
1911 333 327 6
1912 495 490 5
1913 595 590 5
1914 738 729 9
1915 905 905 0
1916 1,007 1,002 5
1917 1,141 1,133 8
1918 1,343 1,343 0
1919 1,271 1,266 5
1920 1,404 1,404 0
1921 1,509 1,502 7
1922 1,542 1,537 5
1923 1,503 1,503 0
1924 1,481 1,476 5
1925 1,413 1,407 6
1926 1,197 1,185 12
1927 1,159 1,154 5
1928 1,202 1,193 9
1929 1,046 1,037 9
1930 1,044 1,034 10
1931 963 958 5
1932 943 943 0
1933 816 816 0
1934 800 800 0
1935 743 737 6
1936 673 673 0
1937 670 664 6
1938 662 654 8
1939 638 633 5
1940 714 714 0
1941 678 678 0
1942 648 648 0
1943 700 695 5
1944 638 638 0
1945 593 588 5
1946 659 659 0
1947 720 720 0
1948 662 657 5
1949 678 678 0
1950 673 673 0
1951 695 695 0
1952 679 679 0
1953 654 649 5
1954 702 695 7
1955 651 651 0
1956 672 672 0
1957 639 634 5
1958 663 657 6
1959 612 612 0
1960 627 627 0
1961 680 680 0
1962 675 670 5
1963 685 685 0
1964 630 630 0
1965 588 588 0
1966 541 541 0
1967 522 522 0
1968 534 528 6
1969 507 507 0
1970 511 511 0
1971 503 498 5
1972 442 437 5
1973 396 396 0
1974 372 372 0
1975 385 385 0
1976 328 328 0
1977 296 296 0
1978 325 325 0
1979 346 340 6
1980 361 356 5
1981 313 313 0
1982 299 299 0
1983 286 286 0
1984 283 277 6
1985 240 240 0
1986 281 281 0
1987 243 238 5
1988 273 273 0
1989 224 224 0
1990 272 272 0
1991 245 245 0
1992 280 280 0
1993 224 224 0
1994 208 208 0
1995 197 197 0
1996 184 184 0
1997 223 223 0
1998 236 236 0
1999 236 236 0
2000 206 206 0
2001 200 200 0
2002 230 230 0
2003 197 197 0
2004 194 194 0
2005 174 174 0
2006 194 194 0
2007 184 184 0
2008 186 186 0
2009 167 167 0
2010 155 155 0
2011 171 171 0
2012 168 168 0
2013 161 161 0
2014 158 158 0
2015 170 170 0
2016 195 195 0

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Popularity of Marcella as a first name

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Popularity of Marcella as a last name

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Common last names for Marcella

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Anderson
  • Jones
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • White
  • Clark
  • Murphy
  • Taylor
  • King
  • Young
  • Thomas
  • Jackson

Common first names for Marcella

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marcella U.S.
  White 87.01% 64.26%
  African American 2.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marcella

People with the last name Marcella are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Marcella

  • How Popular is the name Marcella? Marcella is the 850th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marcella was the 24,446th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marcella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 63,662 babies born with the first name Marcella in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marcella to occupy the territory of Guernsey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 62,431 (as of March 31, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marcella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Marcella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marcella is Friday, July 7th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Marcella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marcella was in 1922 with a total of 1,537 babies. That's a lot of babies named Marcella!
  • Random Marcella Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marcella ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 152 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Marcella: Your name in reverse order is Allecram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maarllec. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marcella? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,024 people with the last name Marcella.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marcella? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marcella as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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