Gender: Male Meaning of Marcellus: "young warrior" Origin of Marcellus: Latin Marcellus's Popularity in 2018: #961

The name Marcellus is a boy's name of French origin meaning "young warrior". Marcellus is ranked #961 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change Two Letters".

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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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stepx Says:


excellent name and certainly a fine middle name candidate.

Cormorant Says:


Does he look like a....

SpanglishMami Says:


I wish this name had a definitive go to nickname but it is worthy of middle name consideration if nothing else.

Guest Says:


Whenever I hear this name I think of a big football player or Marcellus Wallace from Pulp Fiction. I prefer Marcel or Marcello.