Marcello is a common masculine Italian given name. It is a variant of Marcellus. The Spanish and Portuguese version of the name is Marcelo, differing in having only one "l", while the Greek form is Markellos.


The name originally means like a hammer. It is originally the adjectival form of Marcus, which means hammer; the -el suffix was in times of archaic Latin the adjectival form.

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In musicEdit

  • Alessandro Marcello, Italian nobleman and dilettante who dabbled in various areas, especially music
  • Benedetto Marcello, brother of Alessandro, Italian composer, writer, advocate, magistrate, and teacher
  • Kee Marcello, former guitarist in the Swedish hard rock band Europe
  • Rob Marcello, the current guitarist of the band Danger Danger

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