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Girl Name: Marcia

Name: Marcia
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rcia, mar-cia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dedicated to Mars
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Maricia, Mercia
Variant forms: Marcella, Marcena, Marcene, Marchita, Marci, Marciana, Marciane, Marcianne, Marcie, Marcila, Marcile, Marcille, Marcilyn, Marcilynn, Marcina, Marcine, Marcita, Marcy, Marquita, Marsha, Marseea, Marsia, Martia
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 236
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 27404

Description

Marcia \m(a)-rcia, mar-cia\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAR-shah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marcia is "dedicated to Mars". Feminine form of Marcus. Mars was the Roman god of war, known to the Greeks as Ares. Used in Imperial Rome and revived in the late 19th century. See also Marcella. Actress Marsha Mason.

Marcia has 23 variant forms: Marcella, Marcena, Marcene, Marchita, Marci, Marciana, Marciane, Marcianne, Marcie, Marcila, Marcile, Marcille, Marcilyn, Marcilynn, Marcina, Marcine, Marcita, Marcy, Marquita, Marsha, Marseea, Marsia and Martia.

Baby names that sound like Marcia are Maricia and Mercia.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Marcia.

Popularity

Marcia is a very popular first name for women (#236 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#27404 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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