Girl name origins & meanings
- Latin : God of war; little hammer
Family name origins & meanings
- French : from the personal name Marcel(l)in, from the Latin name Marcellinus, a double derivative of Marcus (see Mark) borne by several early saints, including a pope who died in the persecutions instigated by Diocletian.
- Galician (Marcelín) : habitational name from Marcelín, a village in Galicia, northern Spain.