Marcia

Marcia - A very unique female name



  Nov 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marcia, meaning warlike, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #625. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marcia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marcia? 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 Marcia. The baby girl name Marcia was given to 15 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3403 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 94,217 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marcia peaked in popularity 68 years ago in 1951 on position 74.



Famous with this name

Marcia Cross
Marcia Wallace
Marcia Gay Harden


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Rating: 4/5 (11 people)


Marcia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marcia is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #1,560 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,500.

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 Marcia is where you live.


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Marcia origin and meaning

Marcia is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means warlike. To see famous people named Marcia, pop culture references for the name Marcia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marcia

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

Marissa / Marsha / Margie / Marisa / Margo / Marcy / Marcie / Marci / Maryjo / Mercy /

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
20123403
20113200
20103528
20092808
20083026
20072943
20062496
20052737
20043121
20032416
20022145
20012577
20001799
19992049
19981679
19972000
19961515
19951312
19941374
19931077
19921084
1991965
1990915
1989861
1988800
1987661
1986675
1985599
1984544
1983535
1982472
1981411
1980415
1979362
1978318
1977328
1976301
1975295
1974263
1973265
1972262
1971244
1970244
1969260
1968240
1967221
1966214
1965212
1964190
1963180
1962167
1961156
1960158
1959142
1958128
1957126
1956110
195598
195490
195384
195280
195174
195077
194978
194879
194781
194688
194588
194489
194396
1942105
1941106
1940113
1939109
1938116
1937121
1936139
1935148
1934157
1933162
1932195
1931214
1930235
1929270
1928285
1927293
1926308
1925318
1924316
1923295
1922316
1921307
1920350
1919370
1918417
1917461
1916562
1915502
1914487
1913502
1912572
1911548
1910625

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio1560
Florida2209
Texas3500

Even more about Marcia


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 Marcia 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 Marcia?

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
1951
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Marcia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 94,217
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +15

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