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What does Margalit mean?

Margalit Pronunciation of Margalit [mar-galit] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and Margalit means "pearl". Margalit is a variant form of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name.

Associated with: greek.


26 relations via Margaret: Marga, Margalo, Margareta, Margarete, Margarida, Margarit, Margarita, Margarite, Margaruite, Margeret, Margerie, Margerita, Marget, Margharita, Margie, Margisia, Margit, Margita, Margot, Margret, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marguarita, Marguita and Marit.

Creative forms:
(female) Magalit, Margalia, ..

(male) Margalan, Margamor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Margalit Blessing (M.B.), ..

How popular is Margalit?

Margalit is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#114852 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Margalit (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Margaret (#154 a year ago), Margot (#593), Margarita (#1698), Margrett, Margie, Margret, Margeret, Margarete, Margarite and Marget. Adoption of these relations of Margalit was widespread among parents during 1890-1899 (median #1075) and has become much less since (#1644, 96.2% less usage), with versions such as Margret becoming somewhat outmoded. Margot is the most trendy name for newborns in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaret, Margarete, Margarita, Margarite, Margeret in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marget, Margie, Margot, Margret, Margrett in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barbarit (see Barbara), Caralia, Caralie, Caralin, Carmalit (see Carmel), Carmalita, Carmarit (see Carmel), Carmelit (see Carmel), Damalit (see Damaris), Daralis, Karalie, Karmelit, Magaley, Magali, Magalie, Magaly, Maggali, Magli, Mahali, Mahalia, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Maragold, Maralin, Maralina, Maraline, Maralyn, Marcela, Marcele, Marcelina, Marceline, Marcella, Marcelle, Marcelyn, Marcila, Marcile, Marcilee, Marcille, Marcilyn, Margaux, Margi, Margurite, Marial, Marialisa, Marigold, Marilin, Marilis, Marlie, Marlin, Marlis, Marrilin (see Marilyn), Marrlin, Marsala, Marsalina, Marsalla, Marsella, Marselle, Marylin and Oralit (see Oralee). These names tend to be more commonly used than Margalit.

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