Marcellus

Marcellus - A very unique male name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marcellus, meaning young warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #646. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marcellus and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marcellus? 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 Marcellus. The baby boy name Marcellus was given to 51 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1600 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 32,178 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marcellus peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 646.



Famous with this name

Marcellus Wiley
Andrea Marcellus
Marcellus Wilson


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Marcellus is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marcellus is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #519 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,152.

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 Marcellus is where you live.


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Marcellus origin and meaning

Marcellus is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means young warrior. To see famous people named Marcellus, pop culture references for the name Marcellus and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marcellus

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

Marshall / Marcel / Marcelo / Marcelino / Marcello / Markell / Markel / Marcell / Marshal / Marquel /

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
20121600
20111820
20101767
20091889
20081608
20071697
20061548
20051425
20041846
20031285
20021431
20011082
20001201
19991329
19981267
19971102
19961212
19951251
19941132
19931063
19921009
19911002
19901039
19891118
19881182
19871002
19861068
19851326
19841028
19831320
19821785
19811153
19801389
19791139
19781186
19771330
19761198
1975866
1974962
1973902
1972817
1971730
1970768
1969836
1968839
1967831
1966904
19651100
1964940
19631684
19621203
19611307
19601218
19571534
19561172
19551050
19541189
19531377
19521121
19511659
19491041
19481505
19471530
19461631
19431642
19421628
19381293
19341641
19331635
19321245
19311000
19301467
19291303
19281648
19251514
19241387
19231219
19221035
19211662
1920933
19191835
19181109
1917993
1916782
19151305
19141427
1911646

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland519
North Carolina764
Georgia768
Ohio1002
Michigan1131
Illinois1478
California2152

Even more about Marcellus


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 Marcellus 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Marcellus?

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
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Marcellus
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 32,178
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +51

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