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Boy Name: Marcellus

Name: Marcellus
Pronunciation: \mar-cellus, marce(l)-lus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Marcel, Mark, Marlon
Sounds Like: Marcell, Marcellin
Variant forms: Marcello
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1170
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 12783


Marcellus \mar-cellus, marce(l)-lus\ as a boy's name is pronounced mar-SEL-us. It is of Latin origin. A diminutive form of Marcus. The name of numerous saints.

Marcellus has 1 variant form: Marcello.

For more information, see also related names Marcel, Mark and Marlon.

Baby names that sound like Marcellus are Marcell and Marcellin.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Marcellus.


Marcellus is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1170 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12783 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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