Marguerite meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek, English and French
Usage: French, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: The Pearl
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Used principally in Finnish, Danish, Swedish, French and Norwegian unfading and prevailing, Marguerite means "The Pearl" is originated from English, French and Old Greek is a gender insensitive name. Marguerite is English and French form of Margaret. Also Marguerite is French form of Margarita. Marguerite is celebrated on November 16.

Variants of Marguerite

Griet, Grit, Margaret, Margarita, Margareta, Grieta, Margaux, Mamie, Tita, Margueritte, Annemargaret, Margarit

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Popularity of Marguerite

Marguerite was a popular name in United States. Over 93584 babies have been given the name in 156 years. When at its peak in 1896, 3251 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 78th position. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 156 years. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 100 baby names 32 times Also, Marguerite was among the very popular names in France. Since emerging in 1900 around 271138 babies have been given the moniker. At its zenith in 1900, 9245 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 3rd position. However after 146 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Additionally, the name has been in the top 5 baby names 17 times

Marguerite is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1984, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 161 on girl names chart when 42 babies were named Marguerite. Over 779 people have been named Marguerite in Ireland. Marguerite is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 1996 and peaked in 1997 when it ranked 2152nd. In Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and peaked in 2000 when it ranked 642nd. There are over 106 babies that have been given the name Marguerite in Belgium.

But Marguerite is a popular baby name in DR Congo where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Cameroon, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Canada, Haiti, England, Ethiopia and Switzerland. According to our findings, over 360000 babies have been named Marguerite globally.

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Marguerite in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Marguerite?

You are self-reliant, self-motivated and persistent. You are passionate when it comes to relationships but cool off too easily. You are probably an artist, or a writer, or something else associated with creativity. You are interested in learning new and exciting things. Once you distance yourself from everything you know inspiration will walk into your life again. Positive energy adores your spirit.

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  •  Dorinda - Eternal and Darling Dorinda substantially is used in English and Spanish, meaning of Dorinda is "Dora or Gift or God" which came from English and Old Greek is used as a baby girl name
  •  Margaine - Of Greek origin, Margaine means "Pearl"
  •  Andreina - Unusual Andreina commonly is used in Italian, meaning of Andreina is "Brave" and a unisex name is of Old Greek origin
  •  Iines - Acclaimed and Evergreen girl name Iines is rooted from Old Greek is substantially used in Finnish and Swedish. Iines is form of Ines in Finnish language
  •  Hedia - Of Hebrew and Quran origin, Hedia is used largely in Hebrew and English, Hedia means "Who Guides" is given to girls
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Namesakes of Marguerite

    Marguerite Steinheil, French woman famous for her many love affairs with important men
  • Marguerite de Launay, baronne de Staal, French author
  • Marguerite Hamilton, American author
  • Marguerite Bourgeoys, by 1653
  • Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent
  • Marguerite Long, French pianist and teacher
  • Marguerite Wildenhain, American Bauhaus-trained ceramic artist
  • Marguerite Barankitse, internationally acclaimed humanitarian activist
  • Marguerite Andersen, primarily francophone writer and educator
  • Marguerite d'Alvarez, English contralto
  • Marguerite McKinnon, Australian journalist and television reporter for Seven News
  • Marguerite Audoux, Marguerite Donquichote,
  • Marguerite Crouzet, mistress of Georges Boulanger
  • Marguerite Piazza, American soprano, entertainer and philanthropist
  • Marguerite Vogt, cancer biologist and virologist
  • Marguerite Perey, French physicist and a student of Marie Curie
  • Marguerite de la Sablière, scientist
  • Marguerite Porete, French-speaking mystic and the author of 'The Mirror of Simple Souls'
  • Marguerite Davis, American biochemist
  • Marguerite Duras, French novelist, playwright, screenwriter
  • Marguerite Yourcenar, French novelist and essayist
  • Marguerite Young, American novelist and academic
  • Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington, Irish novelist, journalist, and literary hostess
  • Marguerite Moreau, American actress
  • Marguerite Durand, French stage actress, journalist
  • Marguerite Monnot, pioneer in her field
  • Marguerite Harbert, American philanthropist and billionaire
  • Marguerite Patten, English home economist
  • Marguerite Henry, American writer of children's books
  • Marguerite Broquedis, French female tennis player
  • Marguerite LeHand, was private secretary to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt for 21 years
  • Marguerite Courtot, American silent film actress
  • Marguerite de Navarre, princess of France, Queen of Navarre
  • Marguerite Clark, American stage and silent film actress
  • Marguerite Zorach, American Fauvist painter, textile artist
  • Marguerite Chapman, American actress
  • Marguerite Jeanne Carpentier, French painter and sculptor
  • Marguerite S. Church, psychologist by profession
  • Marguerite De La Motte, American film actress
  • Marguerite LeWars, Jamaican former beauty pageant titleholder
  • Marguerite MacIntyre, American actress, writer and producer
  • Marguerite de Angeli, American writer and illustrator of children's books including the 1950 Newbery Award winning book 'The Door
  • Marguerite Harrison, reporter, spy, film maker
  • Marguerite Churchill, American film actress with a film career spanning
  • Marguerite Snow, American silent film and stage actress
  • Marguerite Nichols, American silent film actress
  • Marguerite Derricks, former ballerina and a multi award-winning choreographer
  • Marguerite Namara, classically trained American lyric soprano whose varied career included serious opera, Broadway musicals
  • Marguerite Legot, first Belgian woman to serve as a government minister
  • Marguerite Blais, Canadian politician, journalist
  • Marguerite Viby, Danish actress of stage, film and television
  • Marguerite Norris, American ice hockey executive
  • Marguerite Mahood, Marguerite Henriette Mahood, artist, was born on 29 July 1901 at Richmond, Melbourne, eldest child of Victorian-born parents Henry George Callaway
  • Marguerite Louis Blasingame, American sculptor and painter

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