First name origin & meaning:
Latin: God of war; little hammer
First name variations: Marcy, Marcie, Marcelle, Marceline, Marclyn, Marciana, Marcella
Last name origins & meanings:
- French: from the personal name Marcel(l)in, from the
Latin name Marcellinus, a double derivative of Marcus
(see Mark) borne by several early saints, including a pope who
died in the persecutions instigated by Diocletian.
- Galician (Marcelín): habitational name from
Marcelín, a village in Galicia, northern Spain.
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