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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marseille

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  1. Strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedspreads
  2. A port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
  1. Alternative spelling of Marseilles

Marseille was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons With the Last Name Marseille

Hans-Joachim Marseille is a military person.


Frank was born on December 14th, 1939.


Raymond Geoffrey of Marseille is a noble.


Dan was born in 1962.


Wagner was born on September 13th, 1970.


Kencia Marseille is a soccer player for the Haiti women's national football team. Kencia was born on November 8th, 1980 in Haiti.


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Popularity of Marseille as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marseille U.S.
  White 5.23% 64.26%
  African American 90.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marseille

People with the last name Marseille are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Marseille

  • How Popular is the name Marseille? Marseille is the 66,656th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marseille was the 34,758th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marseille have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16 babies born with the first name Marseille in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marseille? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Marseille first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marseille is Sunday, November 25th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Marseille born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marseille was in 2013 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Marseille: Your name in reverse order is Elliesram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ilrseelma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marseille? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 650 people with the last name Marseille.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marseille? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marseille as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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