The Marcal surname is derived from the Old High German word "marah," or "horse" and "sclac," or "servant." Thus the name was originally
for someone who looked after horses, often one of the most important servants in the noble houses.
, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
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of this family name include: Marschall, Marschal, Marshalle, Marschalles, Marschale, Marschales, Marchall, Marchal, Marschalls, Marschals, Markel, Markall, Markal, Marcal, Marcall and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Evert Marschal, who arrived in New Netherlands
in 1659; Nicholas Gillissen Marschal, who came to New Netherlands
in 1659; Michael Marschal, who came to New York, NY in 1851.