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Meaning and Origin of: Marcel

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First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Little hammer
  • Latin : Martial, warlike
  • Latin : Warlike; hammer; defender

Last name origin & meaning:

  • French, also Hungarian : from the personal name Marcel (Latin Marcellus, a diminutive of Marcus (see Mark 1), which was borne by a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul who was martyred at Bourges with his companion Anastasius).

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