The name Marcella is a girl's name of Italian, Latin origin meaning "warlike". Marcella and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".
From the experts:
Marcella has been in mothballs for so long it's starting to feel stylish again. Depicted as the world's most beautiful woman in Don Quixote (where it's spelled Marcela), this long neglected name seemed dated for decades but just might be ready for restoration. Another so-old-it's-new-again relative: Marcellina. Saint Marcella was a Roman matron of strength and intellect who organized a religious sisterhood at her mansion, which St. Jerome guided in religion and learning.