Name: Marcella

Origin and Meaning of the Name Marcella

  • Meaning:
    Little Marcus
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (mar SEL lah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Marcella

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  • Used in:
    English and Italian speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Latin feminine of Marcellus, a diminutive of Marcus. In regular use in the English-speaking countries since the 1860s.

    The most famous Marcella is probably "the most beautiful creature ever sent into the world", in Don Quixote by Cervantes.

    Marcella (325 - 410) is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. She was a Christian ascetic in ancient Rome.

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