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Mairsile (F)>

Mairsile (female)

Variants:Marcella (F) Margery (F) Marjorie (F) Marjory (F) Marsaili (F)
Derivative of:Marguerite (F)
Masculine form:Marcel (M)
Source(s): The Oxford Names Companion, OUP

Irish Gaelic form of Margery/Marjorie/Marjory, derived from the French name Marguerite.

It is also the Irish Gaelic form of Marcella the female name from a Latin diminutive of the male name Marcus.

The Scottish Gaelic Marsaili [q.v.] is our primary spelling of the Gaelic name; several spelling variants we have found are listed under it.