A name that has deep European roots, including the French word mareschal, for a person who looks after horses, and the German marah for “horse” and scalc for “helper” or “servant”. Moreover, it is linked to the English army rank of marshal, which led to the old surname Marshall. A strong name, exuding power and confidence, Marshall has been used as a first name since the 19th century.
Rank in the year 2015
Marshall was ranked #612 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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