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Girl Name: Marcela

Name: Marcela
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rce-la, mar-cela\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dedicated to Mars
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Marcele, Marcila, Maricela
Similar Names: Marcena, Mariela, Marvela
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1263


Marcela \m(a)-rce-la, mar-cela\ as a girl's name is a variant of Marcella (Latin), and the meaning of Marcela is "dedicated to Mars".

The baby name Marcela sounds like Marcele, Marcila and Maricela. Other similar baby names are Marcena, Mariela and Marvela.


Marcela is a very popular first name for women (#1263 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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