Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Marsilius m. A derivative of Latin Marcius (cf. Martio.)

In the medieval Chanson de Roland, Marsile is the name of a pagan king of the Saracens.

Czech Republic
Latin
1354 Marsilio (dat) chlumecky 14, Marsilius (nom) ibid. 52
France
Latin
1378 Marsilii (gen) hanquetvol1 1551, Marsilio (dat) ibid. 1551, Marsilius (nom) ibid. 2374
Germany
Latin
1189 Marsilius (nom) quix-vol1 82; 1401 Marsilio (dat) HD1401 no. 220
Early New High German
1497 Marschillius Nurn1497 1597
Italy
Latin
1401 Marsilius (nom) SDHK no. 15739
1198 Marsiliotto (abl) ChStBo1 III
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Marsilius". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Marsilius.