Marcellus

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marcellus

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

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From Latin Marcellus.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A village in Michigan
  3. A town and village in New York

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

Notable Persons Named Marcellus

Marcellus Wiley is a football player. He was most prominent from 1997 to 2006. Marcellus was born on November 30th, 1974 in Compton, California.

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Marcellus was born on February 7th, 1849 in Bedford, Quebec (town). He left this life on March 6th, 1940.

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Marcellus I was a pope. He left this life on January 16th, 0309.

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Marcel Rodríguez-López is a progressive rock, experimental rock, psychedelic rock, electronica, and salsa music musician, drummer, percussion instrument, keyboardist, and record producer. He plays Maracas, Synthesizer, Drum kit, Keyboard instrument, Clavinet, Bongo drum, Conga, Shekere, and Maraca. Marcel was given the name Marcellus Rodríguez-López on September 29th, 1983 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. Marcel is also known as Eureka the Butcher.

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Celly Cel is a hip hop music rapping. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Celly was given the name Marcellus McCarver . Celly is also known as McCarver and Marcellus.

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His military service ended in 1861. Marcellus was born in 1844 in Franklin, Kentucky. He left this life on March 15th, 1865.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marcellus

Saint was born in Capua.

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He breathed his last breath in 79.

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Robert Marcellus was a musician. Robert was born on June 1st, 1928 in Omaha, Nebraska. He passed away on March 31st, 1996.

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How popular is the baby 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 50 0 50
1928 43 0 43
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 126 0 126
2015 145 0 145
2016 153 0 153

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Popularity of Marcellus as a first name

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Popularity of Marcellus as a last name

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Common last names for Marcellus

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • White
  • Lewis
  • Anderson
  • Wright
  • Taylor

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marcellus U.S.
  White 48.06% 64.26%
  African American 47.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marcellus

People with the last name Marcellus are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Marcellus

  • How Popular is the name Marcellus? Marcellus is the 3,003rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Marcellus was the 14,227th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marcellus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,236 babies born with the first name Marcellus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marcellus to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marcellus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Marcellus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marcellus is Monday, June 10th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Marcellus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marcellus was in 2016 with a total of 153 babies.
  • Random Marcellus Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marcellus is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Marcellus: Your name in reverse order is Sullecram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rsuamelcl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marcellus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,108 people with the last name Marcellus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marcellus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marcellus as their last name since less than 1 person in 141k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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