Name: Marcellus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Marcellus

  • Meaning:
    Little Marcus
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (mar SEL us)
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    English speaking countries
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    A Roman praenomen (given name) and cognomen (third name). Marcellus is a pet form of Marcus, etymologically related to the Roman god Mars. The name was borne by two popes.

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