Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. mar-KEHL-loos  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Roman family name that was originally a diminutive of Marcus. This was the name of two popes.

Related Names

Feminine FormMarcella
Other Languages & CulturesMartzel(Basque) Marcel(Catalan) Marcel(Czech) Marcel, Ceel(Dutch) Marceau, Marcel(French) Marcel, Marzell(German) Marcell(Hungarian) Marcello(Italian) Marcel, Marceli(Polish) Marcelo, Marcelinho(Portuguese) Marcel(Romanian) Marcel(Slovak) Marcelo(Spanish)


Name Days

Denmark: January 16


Entry updated December 7, 2022