Marjorie meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Marjorie No. of characters: 8 Gender: Girl Origin of Marjorie: Old Greek
How to pronounce Marjorie ma-rjo-rie

Meaning and Origin

Marjorie means Pearl, Diminutive of Margaret, Child of Light, The Pearl

Marjorie is a baby girl name originated as a medieval variant of Margaret meaning "pearl". Alternatively it may be a variant of Margery influenced by the name of the herb marjoram which is the from the Old French margarita meaning "pearl". A notable bearer of the name is Marjorie Agosín (born 1955) who was a Chilean-American writer and best known for winning Gabriela Mistral Medal of Honor for Life Achievement in 2000. Another famous bearer of the name is Marjorie Yates who was a British actress known for role in the Channel4 drama Shameless. Marjorie Morningstar is also the name of 1955 novel by Herman Wouk which is about a woman who wants to become an actress.

Popularity

Marjorie was ranked 690 in 1980 list of US boys name and dropped by 5.99% from its previous ranking of 651 in 1975. Marjorie was ranked 626 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 5.39% from its previous ranking of 594 in 2014.

Full form of Marjorie : Methodical Agreeable Reliable Jovial Opinionated Respectful Informal Encouraging

Marjorie is very very rare girl name with few occurences i.e., 1996, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2014, during the decade which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 4684 in 2014. Only 16 people have Marjorie as their first name. Marjorie name has an inconcistent distribution.

Marjorie is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1895 and ranked 626 (0.008834% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 272248 people wear Marjorie as their first name. Marjorie is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 626 (0.008834% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 272248 people have Marjorie as their first name. Marjorie is not a native United States and Marjorie may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.076157% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Marjorie
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1895130349
1896119387
1897114410
1898114457
1899107448
1900109601
1901108480

Numerology

Expression number of Marjorie is 8. Marjorie has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Marjorie are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Marjorie does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind

Variants

Retha Margarid Margarit Margarita Margarida Margareta Markéta Margit Margrethe Grete Grethe Margarethe Merete Meta Mette Rita Margaretha Margriet Greet Greetje Griet Margreet Maret Maarit Marketta Margareeta Reeta Reetta Marguerite Margaux Margot Margarete Greta Gretchen Gretel Margrit Margalit Margalita Margaréta Margita Gréta Margrét Mairéad Margherita Margaid Paaie Meggy Margrete Marit Marita Małgorzata Gosia Małgosia Marzena Maighread Mairead Marsaili Maisie Mysie Peigi Marjeta Märta Merit Marged Mererid Mared Megan

Names that rhyme with Marjorie

Amorie, Avorie, Clorie, Corie, Dorie, Ellorie, Emmorie, Emorie, Florie, Glorie, Gregorie, Grégorie, Ivorie, Jaborie, Jacorie, Jakorie, Jamorie, Jorie, Kamorie, Korie

Namesakes and References

Famous people named Marjorie

Marjorie Lecker in Casino Jack as Casting Director
Marjorie Silcoff in Jealousy as Actress
Marjorie Barnes in Arthur as Actress
Marjorie Kay in Sherlock Holmes as Actress
Marjorie Johnson in American Gangster as Actress
Marjorie Dehey Daleo in The 57th Annual Grammy Awards as
Marjorie Ocho Kouns in Vartan LLP as Actress
Marjorie Wallace in Episode #9.116 as
Marjorie Harris in Akeelah and the Bee as Actress
Marjorie Fielding in The Lavender Hill Mob as Actress
Marjorie Barretto Marjorie Bernandine Barretto, artistically known as Marjorie Barretto.
Marjorie Aamodt acted in movie Och stj�rnans namn var mal�rt

Related Names

Mar, Mara, Maraam, Marabel, Marabella, Marabelle, Marabeth, Marache, Maradee, Maradith, Marae, Maragaret, Maragret, Marah, Marai, Maraia, Maraiah, Maraih, Maraina, Maraiya

Comments :

Marjorie or Marjory is a female first name. Marjorie is an English derivative of Margarete , which in turn "the pearl" means. Another form in the English language is Marjory. People named Marjorie are Marjorie Barrett (1889-1968)- English badminton player, Marjorie Bowen (1885-1952)- English writer, Marjorie Chibnall (1914-2012)- English historian, Marjorie Fowler (1920-2003)- American film editor, Marjory Gordon (2015)- American activist care Kund, Marjorie Henderson (1910)- English badminton player. - Domenic Emigh Updated on: August 1st, 2019
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