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.


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.