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What does Maighread mean?

Maighread Pronunciation of Maighread [maighread] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Maighread means "pearl". Maighread is an alternate spelling of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name.

Associated with: greek.


Maighread has 1 variant: Mairead.

1 more different relation via Margaret: Margred.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Maighread Paloma (M.P.), ..

How popular is Maighread?

Maighread is an uncommon given name for women. Maighread is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Mairead and Margaret (#154 in 2015) are the prominent alternative forms of Maighread (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Maighread were at the top of their popularity a century ago (median #1001) and are now much less common (#1077, 97%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaret in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mairead, Margaret outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Mahra, Maiga, Maighdlin, Maira, Maire, Maisha, Margareta, Margarete, Marged, Margeree, Margeret, Margerey, Marghretta (see Margaret), Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Mathea, Matthea, Meighan and Mildred. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maighread.

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