Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MAR-SYAL(French)
MAHR-shəl(English)
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Meaning & History

From the Roman cognomen Martialis, which was derived from the name of the Roman god MARS. The name was borne by Marcus Valerius Martialis, now commonly known as Martial, a Roman poet of the 1st century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMartialis(Ancient Roman) Markel(Basque) Marcial(Spanish)

Popularity

Name Days

France: June 30

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Entry updated November 16, 2019