Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /maʁ.sɛl/(French) /mər.ˈsɛl/(Catalan) /mar.ˈt͡ʃel/(Romanian) /ˈmar.t͡sɛl/(Polish, Czech, Slovak) /mɑr.ˈsɛl/(Dutch) /maʁ.ˈsɛl/(German)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Form of Marcellus used in several languages. Notable bearers include the French author Marcel Proust (1871-1922) and the French artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968).

Related Names

VariantsMarceau(French) Marceli(Polish) Marzell(German)
Feminine FormsMarcelle(French) Marcela(Romanian) Marcela(Polish) Marcela(Czech) Marcela(Slovak)
Other Languages & CulturesMarcellus(Ancient Roman) Markel, Martzel(Basque) Marcell(Hungarian) Marcello(Italian) Marcelo, Marcelinho(Portuguese) Marcelo(Spanish)
User SubmissionMarcèl


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious  

Name Days

Austria: January 16
Austria: April 19
Austria: June 2
Croatia: January 16
Croatia: June 18
Croatia: October 30
Czechia: October 12
France: January 16
Poland: January 16
Slovakia: April 20


Entry updated November 16, 2019