Name Margaret - meaning, origin, popularity 

Margaret name meaning

What does Margaret mean?

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: The Pearl and Jewel
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Eminent and All time favorite unisex name Margaret means "Pearl or Jewel" and is dominantly used in Norwegian, English, Danish, Finnish and Swedish is rooted from Old Greek language. Margaret is a variant form of ever lasting, frequently used and saintly Marguerite. Marguerite is French and English equivalent of Margaret. Also Marguerite is equivalent of Margarita in French language. Marguerite's meaning is The Pearl is of French, Old Greek and English origin. Margaret is English equivalent of Margareta. The name is celebrated on November 16th.

Variants of Margaret

Grieta, Marguerite, Greta, Margarita, Griet, Margaux, Margot, Mamie, Maria, Mariam, Mariamne, Mirjam, Mary, Tita, Christina, Margueritte, Annemargaret, Ann, Anna, Anders, Arne, Anne, Margareta, Magga, Maret, Marga

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How popular is the name Margaret?

Margaret is an extremely popular in United States where over 1252685 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. The name is current favorite of the parents, in 1891, the moniker grabbed the 3rd spot and 28465 baby girls were given the name. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 5 baby names 46 times Also, a popular name in Ireland having over 17998 recievers in 56 years of usage. Presently the moniker is on a rise, in 1965, it ranked 2nd when 1395 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 5 baby names 12 times Also, Margaret was a popular name in New South Wales. Over 9865 babies have been named Margaret since 1952. When at the peak of its usage in 1952, 1112 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 3rd position. After 22 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 5 baby names 5 times

A common name in England and Wales with over 1857 new-borns have been given the name since 1996. Currently at its peak, it ranked 358th when 113 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. Also, A common name in France having over 2951 recievers in 88 years of usage. Currently the name is rising, in 1952, the moniker grabbed the 190th spot and 180 baby girls were given the name. Also, Margaret was a common name in Queensland. Over 1863 babies have been named Margaret since 1960. At its zenith in 1960,. After 17 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Margaret used to be a common name in Western Australia, first appeared in 1930 and over 5947 babies have been given the name in 28 years. When at the peak of its usage in 1930,. After 28 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 5 baby names 24 times

However things change on global perspective, Margaret is extremely popular in England where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Kenya, Scotland and Nigeria. Also the baby name is popular in South Africa, Ghana, Canada, Zimbabwe, Australia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Northern Ireland, Wales, Sudan, Zambia, Cameroon, New Zealand, Brazil, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, India, Poland, Rwanda, Egypt and Jamaica. At least, 2630000 people globally have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Margaret in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Margaret

Being unconstrained will help you grow spiritually. You don't believe much in love. However, deep inside, you secretly wish to find someone who will prove you wrong. You need to learn how to appreciate your life because no one will do it for you. You will learn that nothing matters more than love and dreams in life. You predict things before they happen. Travelling is your passion. You often bring your work at home because you are a workaholic.

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  •  Irita - Queer girl name Irita means "Rainbow and Radiance" used chiefly in English is originated from Old Greek language. Irita is abridged form of Iris.
  •  Gaelon - The boy name Gaelon means "Little Blond and Healer" is rooted from Old Greek language. Gaelon is derived from Galen.
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Famous people named Margaret

    Margaret Thatcher, British stateswoman
  • Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, English aristocrat, philosopher, poet, scientist
  • Margaret the Virgin, in the West, and as in the East
  • Margaret Mattson, was one of two women tried in Philadelphia in the Province of Pennsylvania for witchcraft
  • Margaret of Navarre, queen consort of the Kingdom of Sicily during the reign of William I and the regent during the minority of her son
  • Margaret Sinclair, Scottish Roman Catholic nun
  • Margaret Widdemer, American poet and novelist
  • Margaret Frazer, American historical novelist
  • Margaret J. Winkler, key figure in silent animation history
  • Margaret Hendrie, writer from the Oceanian nation of Nauru
  • Margaret of Huntingdon, Lady of Galloway, eldest daughter of David, Earl of Huntingdon and his wife, Maud, sister of Ranulf III
  • Margaret Stumpp, Senior Vice President at Prudential Financial, Inc
  • Margaret Okayo, professional marathon runner from Kenya
  • Margaret St. Clair, Margaret St
  • Margaret Fairley, Canadian writer, educator, and political activist
  • Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, last Countess of Flanders of the House of Dampierre
  • Margaret Lee, sister of the poet Thomas Wyatt and a friend of Queen Anne Boleyn
  • Margaret Leiteritz, German painter
  • Margaret Leech, American historian and fiction writer
  • Margaret Juntwait, American radio broadcaster
  • Margaret Louisa Woods, English writer, known for novels and poetry
  • Margaret Hassan, Irish-born aid worker
  • Margaret Trowe, American Communist and women's rights activist
  • Margaret McDonagh, Baroness McDonagh, British Labour Party politician and was General Secretary of the Labour Party
  • Margaret Visser, writer and broadcaster who lives in Toronto, Paris
  • Margaret Illmann, Australian prima ballerina with an international career
  • Margaret Ridley Charlton, pioneering Canadian medical librarian
  • Margaret Hogg, manslaughter victim whose body was preserved
  • Margaret Drummond, daughter of John Drummond, 1st Lord Drummond
  • Margaret Jull Costa, British translator of Portuguese- and Spanish-language fiction and poetry, including the works of Eça de Queiroz, Fernando Pessoa
  • Margaret Dongo, Zimbabwean politician known for speaking
  • Margaret Cox, former Irish politician and Senator
  • Margaret McMurray, appears to have been one of the last native speakers of a Lowland dialect of Scottish Gaelic
  • Margaret Peterson Haddix, American writer known best for the two children's series
  • Margaret Mary Alacoque, French Roman Catholic Visitation nun and mystic
  • Margaret Balfour, English classical Contralto of the 1920s and 1930s
  • Margaret E. Burton, American missionary
  • Margaret Garner, enslaved African-American woman
  • Margaret Ball, prominent member of 16th-century Irish society
  • Margaret Sullivan, serves as the U.S. Agency for International Development's Chief Operating Officer as well as Chief of Staff
  • Margaret Forrest, wife of Sir John Forrest
  • Margaret Baxtresser, internationally renowned American concert pianist
  • Margaret Singer, clinical psychologist and researcher with her colleague Lyman Wynne of family communication
  • Margaret Livingstone, Takeda Professor of Neurobiology in the Department of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School
  • Margaret Morse Nice, American ornithologist
  • Margaret Floy Washburn, leading American psychologist
  • Margaret Burbidge, British-born American astrophysicist
  • Margaret Rhea Seddon, physician and retired NASA astronaut
  • Margaret Oakley Dayhoff, American physical chemist and a pioneer
  • Margaret Mahler, Hungarian physician
  • Margaret Mead, American cultural anthropologist
  • Margaret Murray, Anglo-Indian Egyptologist, archaeologist
  • Margaret Sanger, American birth control activist, sex educator
  • Margaret Mitchell,
  • Margaret of Anjou, Queen of England by marriage to King Henry VI from 1445 to 1461 and again
  • Margaret I of Denmark, was queen consort of Norway and Sweden and later ruler
  • Margaret Rutherford, British character actress of stage
  • Margaret Atwood, Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist

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