Marcia Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Marcia:
Feminine form of the Latin Marcius, a variant of Marcus, which is derived from Mars, the Roman mythological god of war.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Marcia, Marcia, Marcia! The Brady Bunch
I would not name a kid this because of the Brady Bunch
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From kindergarten to even now, in my junior year of high school, I still get people saying "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia". I actually got it from my PE teacher from kindergarten up to 5th grade so I had to deal with him saying that every other day for 5 years, I went to a different school in 2nd grade then came back to the same school the next school year. I got it from my Art 2 teacher the other day... Yep. She was like "Do you know what that's from? Have you watched 'The Brady Bunch'?"... I had to say yes because I definitely have in my almost 17 years of existence. I have only ever found 1 other person with my name but it was the other spelling. There are people with my last name at school but none with my first name. Not super unique but more unique than Unique.
I actually wasn't named after Marcia Brady by the way. I was named after my dad's best man at his wedding/bestfriend & my dad's brother. Both me & my sister were. My dad's bestfriend's name was Mark Stephen & my uncle's is Terry Donald, so I was named Marcia Dawn & my sister was named Teresa Stephanie. So yeah, not named after Marcia Brady, just the female version of Mark/Marcus.
- Nicknames for Marcia: | Edit
Marsh, Marshmallow, Marcie, Mars, Marzi, Marcia the Martian (not a fun nickname to be picked on with (I guess I could say Marcia's are out of this world.) ), Mersher, Mushu, MarsBar, Mar CIA, Marshed potatoes
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Marcia Wallace, she voiced Edna Krabappel (Nov. 1, 1942-Oct. 25, 2013)
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Marcia Brady of The Brady Bunch