Marcellus Origin and Meaning
The name Marcellus is a boy's name of French origin meaning "young warrior".
This ancient Roman family name, first borne by the distinguished Marcus Claudius Marcellus and later by two popes, is a possibilty in the hot new category of names from antiquity.
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Famous People Named Marcellus
- Saint Marcellus of Tangier3rd century Roman martyr
- Marcellus I and IIpopes
- Marcus Claudius Marcellusseveral Roman statesmen and generals
- Marcellus Empiricus5th century Gaulish medical writer
- Marcellus Vernon WileyAmerican football player
- Marcellus HallAmerican musician and illustrator
- Marcellus McCarver aka Celly CelAmerican rapper
- Marcellus Ephraim JonesAmerican soldier who fired the first shot at the Battle of Gettysburg
- Marcellus CoffermansFlemish painter
- Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.birth name of Muhammad Ali, American boxer
Marcellus in Pop Culture
- Marcellus Wallischaracter in movie "Pulp Fiction"
- Marcellus Shalecontroversial underground source of natural gas that is at the center of the hydraulic fracturing debate
- Marcellus GallioRoman tribune of the 1953 movie, "The Robe" played by Richard Burton
- Marcellus "Marcel" Gerardcharacter in TV's "The Originals"
- Marcellusminor characters in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and "Julius Caesar"
- Marcellus Washburncharacter in The Music Man