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What does Margarida mean?

Margarida Pronunciation of Margarida [mar-gari-da] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Margarida means "pearl". Margarida is an alternate form of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name.

Associated with: greek.


20 alternative forms via Margaret: Margalit, Margareta, Margarete, Margaretta, Margarit, Margarita, Margarite, Margaruite, Margerie, Margerita, Margharita, Margherita, Margisia, Margita, Margred, Margrid, Margrit, Marguarita, Marguerita and Marguita.

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Middle name pairings:
Margarida Makenzi (M.M.), ..

How popular is Margarida?

Margarida is a rare given name for women. Margarida is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Margaret (#154 from recent data), Margarete, Margaretta, Margarita (#1698), Margarite, Margherita and Marguerita are the popular variation forms of Margarida (outside Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Margarida reached its most widespread during 1890-1899 (usage of 4.5%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1%, 96.7%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margherita, Marguerita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barbarita, Macaria, Macarisa, Maccaria, Makaria, Maralina, Maralinda, Maranda, Marcharie, Margarethe, Margarette, Margeree, Margeret, Margeretta (see Margaret), Margerey, Margery, Margherite (see Marguerite), Marghretta (see Margaret), Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Marguerite, Margurite, Marialinda, Marialisa, Marianda, Marjerie (see Margery), Marjori, Marjorie, Markaisa, Marlaina, Marmara, Marsalina and Morganica. These names tend to be more commonly used than Margarida.

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