Marcia \m(a)-rcia, mar-cia\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAR-shah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marcia is "dedicated to Mars". Feminine form of Marcus. Mars was the Roman god of war, known to the Greeks as Ares. Used in Imperial Rome and revived in the late 19th century. See also Marcella. Actress Marsha Mason.
Marcia has 23 variant forms: Marcella, Marcena, Marcene, Marchita, Marci, Marciana, Marciane, Marcianne, Marcie, Marcila, Marcile, Marcille, Marcilyn, Marcilynn, Marcina, Marcine, Marcita, Marcy, Marquita, Marsha, Marseea, Marsia and Martia.