Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #180 in 2013 and #169 in 2014.

Famous People

Margaret Hamilton (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Margaret Colin (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Margaret Qualley (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Margaret Mitchell (Writer), Margaret Avery (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Margaret O'Brien (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Margaret Court (Tennis Player), Margaret Whitton (Movie Actress,TV Actress)


In English

Origin: From the name of a legendary third century saint, from Old French Margaret (French Marguerite), from Latin Margarita, from Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης ‎(margarítēs, “pearl”). The same source, through folk etymology, has produced Old English meregrot ‎(“pearl”, literally “stone or pebble of the sea”), related to Old Saxon merigrita, merigriota ‎(“pearl”), Old High German merigrioz, equivalent to mer- +‎ groat.


-A river of southwestern Western Australia, presumed named for a cousin of John Garrett Bussell, founder of Busselton.

-A river of the Kimberley region of Western Australia, named for its European discoverer's sister-in-law.

-(astronomy) A moon of Uranus, named for a character in ''Much Ado About Nothing''. (Discovered 2003)

-( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).

In Estonian


-( female name) of modern usage, borrowed from English or shortened from (Margareeta).

In Norwegian


-( female name) borrowed from English best used in the mid-twentieth century.