Marcelino is a baby boy’s name that means “Mars, war-like, male” and is Spanish and Portuguese in origin. Marcelino derives from the Roman deity of war, Mars. It was sporadically popular between 1928 and 1983.

Meaning of the name Marcelino:

Spanish, Portuguese: Mars, war-like, male

Origin of the name Marcelino:

Marcelino is a baby boy’s name of Spanish and Portuguese origin. Marcelino is a variation of the Latin name Marcellus. It can be traced back to the name of the Roman god Mars. Marcelino means “Mars, war-like, male”.

Symbolism of the name Marcelino:

Marcelino as a given name is derived from the Roman god Mars. Mars is the god of war, soldiers, and was also a protector of agriculture. Mars was second only to Jupiter in the Roman pantheon.

Style of the name Marcelino:


Gender of the name Marcelino:

Marcelino is a boy's name

Pronunciation of the name Marcelino:

mar-theh-LEE-no (European Spanish), mar-seh-LEE-no (Latin American Spanish)

Number of syllables in the name Marcelino:


Emotion evoked from the name Marcelino:

Marcelino evokes feelings of honor and pride.

Alternative spellings for the name Marcelino:

Marselino, Marcelyno

Nicknames for the name Marcelino:

Popularity of the name Marcelino:

According to the Social Security Administration, Marcelino is a popular baby boy’s name. Marcelino was popular sporadically between 1928 and 1983, appearing in the top 1000 names for a total of 25 years. It peaked in 1929 at #831.

Related names for the name Marcelino:

Great middle names for the name Marcelino and their meanings:

  • Pascal (of the Passover)
  • Basil (regal)
  • Casper (bringer of treasure)
  • Hugo (mind, intellect)
  • Theo (gift of God)
  • Elliot (Jehovah is God)
  • James (supplanter)
  • Isaac (laughter)
  • Silas (woods, forest)
  • August (regal, magnificent)

Famous people with the name Marcelino:

  • Marcelino García Toral (Spanish footballer)
  • Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo (Spanish scholar and author)
  • Marcelino Oreja Elósegui (Spanish entrepreneur and politician)
  • Marcelino Serna (Mexican-American WWI hero)
  • Marcelino Huerta (American football player)

Marcelino in popular culture:

  • Marcelino Pan y Vino (television, “Marcelino”)
  • Marcelino Federico (television, “Takarazuka”)