Origin:French
Popularity:1409
Meaning:Belonging to Mars; Young Warrior
A boy’s name of French origin, Marcel bears the powerful meaning “young warrior.” Coming from the Ancient Roman names Marcus and Marcellus, it also means “belonging to Mars” in Latin. Mars is a mighty god of war in Roman mythology and the fourth planet in the solar system, also known as the “Red Planet.” The name Marcel is popular throughout Europe and Canada throughout history! Worn by mimes and artists alike, this name has won the hearts of many. It takes a certain type of person to carry such a name and baby Marcel will be just the champion for it!

Famous People Named Marcel

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  • Marcel Duchamp
    Painter

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