A male given name occasionally borrowed from French.
Origin of marcel
After Marcel Grateau (1852–1936), French hairdresser
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Marcel Sentence Examples
(1900) P. 46; Marcel Bertrand, " Deformation tetraedrique de la terre et deplacement du pole," Comptes rendus Acad.
Mention may be made of Stahelin's Leben Davids (Basel, 1866), still valuable for the numerous parallels adduced from oriental history; Cheyne's Aids to Devout Study of Criticism (1892), a criticism of David's history in its bearing upon religion; Marcel Dieulafoy, David the King (1902), full, but not critical; H.
Marcel's Reproductions de cartes et de globes relatives a la decouverte de l'Amerique du XVI' au X VIII siecle (Paris, 1893) and E.
Answering the entreaties of Marcel he returned to Paris on June 1358, and became captain-general of the city, which was soon besieged by the dauphin.
This position, however, did not prevent him from negotiating both with the dauphin and with the English; terms were soon arranged with the former, and Charles, having lost much of his popularity, left Paris just before the murder of Marcel in July 1358.