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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Marcelo mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Marcelo

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  • According to a user from Brazil, the name Marcelo is of Latin origin and means "Arie's son; Mars' son.".
  • A user from Iowa, United States says the name Marcelo is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Marcelo means "Strong minded" and is of Latin origin.
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Alt. Meaning

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

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

L is for loyalty, that you show.

O is for objective, always impartial

Notable Persons Named Marcelo

Marcelo Boeck is a soccer player for the Associação Chapecoense de Futebol, Sport Club Internacional, C.S. Marítimo B, C.S. Marítimo, Sporting Clube de Portugal, and Sporting Clube de Portugal B. Marcelo was born on November 28th, 1984 in Vera Cruz, Rio Grande do Sul.

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Marcelo Brozović is a soccer player for the Inter Milan, NK Hrvatski Dragovoljac, NK Lokomotiva, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Croatia national under-18 football team, Croatia national under-19 football team, and Croatia national under-20 football team. Marcelo was born on November 16th, 1992 in Zagreb.

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Marcelo Bielsa is a soccer player for the Newell's Old Boys, Instituto Atlético Central Córdoba, and Argentino de Rosario. Marcelo was born on July 21st, 1955 in Rosario, Argentina.

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Marcelo H. del Pilar was a writer, lawyer, and journalist. Marcelo was given the name Marcelo Hilario del Pilar y Gatmaitán on August 30th, 1850 in Bulakan. He breathed his last breath on July 4th, 1896.

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Marcelo Garcia is a martial artist. Marcelo was born on January 17th, 1983 in Formiga.

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Marcelo is a soccer player for the Free agent, Volta Redonda Futebol Clube, and Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. Marcelo was born on August 26th, 1991 in Juiz de Fora.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marcelo

Marcelo is a soccer player for the Free agent, Volta Redonda Futebol Clube, and Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. Marcelo was born on August 26th, 1991 in Juiz de Fora.

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Sheila Lirio Marcelo is a founder, chairwoman & ceo, and entrepreneurship. Sheila was born in 1970.

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Mr. Marcelo is a hip hop music and southern hip hop rapping. He has been prominent since 2000. Mr. was given the name Jisaidie Hicks .

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Dave Marcelo is a basketball player for the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and Barako Bull Energy in the Philippine Basketball Association. He was most active from 2012 to present. Dave was born on February 22nd, 1989 in Mandaluyong.

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Mau Marcelo is a soul music, rhythm, and blues musician. She was most active from 2003 to 2008. Mau was given the name Maureen Flores Marcelo on May 13th, 1980.

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Bert Marcelo was an actor and tv personality. His career lasted from 1967 to 1995. Bert was born on June 6th, 1936 in Baliuag, Bulacan. Bert is also known as Tawa. He left this life on December 16th, 1995.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 6 0 6
1913 5 0 5
1914 5 0 5
1915 10 0 10
1916 14 0 14
1917 7 0 7
1918 9 0 9
1919 18 0 18
1920 22 0 22
1921 9 0 9
1922 26 0 26
1923 13 0 13
1924 18 0 18
1925 21 0 21
1926 16 0 16
1927 20 0 20
1928 18 0 18
1929 24 0 24
1930 24 0 24
1931 26 0 26
1932 28 0 28
1933 34 0 34
1934 17 0 17
1935 17 0 17
1936 16 0 16
1937 18 0 18
1938 16 0 16
1939 13 0 13
1940 12 0 12
1941 17 0 17
1942 13 0 13
1943 16 0 16
1944 19 0 19
1945 20 0 20
1946 20 0 20
1947 19 0 19
1948 33 0 33
1949 26 0 26
1950 30 0 30
1951 22 0 22
1952 32 0 32
1953 34 0 34
1954 25 0 25
1955 17 0 17
1956 19 0 19
1957 26 0 26
1958 21 0 21
1959 29 0 29
1960 34 0 34
1961 24 0 24
1962 43 0 43
1963 31 0 31
1964 37 0 37
1965 49 0 49
1966 48 0 48
1967 33 0 33
1968 40 0 40
1969 56 0 56
1970 57 0 57
1971 78 0 78
1972 72 0 72
1973 55 0 55
1974 76 0 76
1975 61 0 61
1976 66 0 66
1977 68 0 68
1978 89 0 89
1979 56 0 56
1980 70 0 70
1981 86 0 86
1982 75 0 75
1983 56 0 56
1984 73 0 73
1985 62 0 62
1986 83 0 83
1987 100 0 100
1988 92 0 92
1989 96 0 96
1990 116 0 116
1991 105 0 105
1992 121 0 121
1993 99 0 99
1994 107 0 107
1995 138 0 138
1996 157 0 157
1997 135 0 135
1998 173 0 173
1999 186 0 186
2000 190 0 190
2001 198 0 198
2002 188 0 188
2003 185 0 185
2004 183 0 183
2005 215 0 215
2006 217 0 217
2007 272 0 272
2008 284 0 284
2009 254 0 254
2010 248 0 248
2011 263 0 263
2012 284 0 284
2013 270 0 270
2014 319 0 319
2015 313 0 313
2016 317 0 317
2017 460 0 460

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Popularity of Marcelo as a first name

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Popularity of Marcelo as a last name

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Common last names for Marcelo

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  • Rivera
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  • Ramos
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Gonzales
  • Morales
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marcelo U.S.
  White 5.08% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 39.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 51.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marcelo

People with the last name Marcelo are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Marcelo

  • How Popular is the name Marcelo? Marcelo is the 2,714th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marcelo was the 13,002nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marcelo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,783 babies born with the first name Marcelo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marcelo 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 Marcelo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Marcelo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marcelo is Thursday, January 6th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Marcelo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marcelo was in 2017 with a total of 460 babies.
  • Random Marcelo Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marcelo is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Marcelo: Your name in reverse order is Olecram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Merocla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marcelo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,361 people with the last name Marcelo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marcelo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marcelo as their last name since less than 1 person in 125k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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