Marcella

Marcella - A very unique female name



  Feb 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marcella, meaning warlike, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #215. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marcella and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marcella? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Marcella. The baby girl name Marcella was given to 117 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1352 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 12,079 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marcella peaked in popularity 97 years ago in 1922 on position 155.



Famous with this name

Marcella Zalianty
Nasya Marcella
Marcella Elisa Caudill


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Rating: 5/5 (12 people)


Marcella is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marcella is currently topping the baby name charts in Michigan at position #662 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,616.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Marcella is where you live.


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Marcella origin and meaning

Marcella is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means warlike. To see famous people named Marcella, pop culture references for the name Marcella and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marcella

We've found the following names that sound similar to Marcella, sorted by popularity.

Marisol / Maricela / Miracle / Marisela / Marcela / Marcelle / Marcelina / Markayla / Maricella / Marceline /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121352
20111425
20101439
20091534
20081346
20071354
20061248
20051248
20041182
20031166
2002990
20011123
20001044
1999926
1998883
1997936
19961028
1995946
1994955
1993871
1992768
1991836
1990753
1989864
1988713
1987737
1986657
1985770
1984631
1983639
1982617
1981611
1980554
1979537
1978564
1977616
1976546
1975482
1974482
1973473
1972443
1971419
1970421
1969428
1968401
1967415
1966392
1965377
1964385
1963361
1962360
1961366
1960377
1959381
1958360
1957361
1956336
1955332
1954318
1953318
1952310
1951296
1950299
1949295
1948297
1947291
1946288
1945286
1944272
1943264
1942273
1941248
1940232
1939249
1938248
1937242
1936243
1935226
1934220
1933211
1932194
1931188
1930186
1929189
1928173
1927182
1926177
1925167
1924164
1923158
1922155
1921159
1920161
1919172
1918167
1917175
1916185
1915187
1914186
1913191
1912197
1911216
1910215

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Michigan662
Wisconsin762
Missouri784
Illinois947
Indiana973
New York1047
Ohio1068
Florida1177
Washington1182
Arizona1210
California1582
Texas1616

Even more about Marcella


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Marcella a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Marcella?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1922
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Marcella
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 12,079
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +117

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