Marcelo Name Meaning & Origin

Marcelo

Pronunciation: mar-SEHL-loh (key)

Origin of the name Marcelo:

From the Latin Marcellus, a diminutive form of Marcus, which is of uncertain derivation. Most believe it has its root in Mars, the name of the Roman mythological god of war. Others, however, think it might be from mas (manly) or from the Greek malakoz (soft, tender).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Marcel, Marcellus, Marcus

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m-sack
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Marcelo Rios (b. 1975) Chilean tennis player
Marcelo Vieira (b. 1988), Brazilian soccer player
Marcelo De La Rat - singer
Marcelo Alejandro Monteverde (b. 2011), son of American actress, model, and beauty pageant title holder (Miss USA 1996) Ali Landry

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