Meaning and Origin of: Marcel

Boy name origins & meanings

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

Family name origins & meanings

  • French, also Hungarian : from the personal name Marcel (LatinMarcellus, 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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