What does Margarite mean?
Margarite \m(a)-rgari-te, mar-ga-rite\ as a girls' name is of Greek and French derivation, and Margarite means "pearl". Margarite is a variant of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Margarite is also a variant of Marguerite (French): variant of Margaret.
Margarite has 36 more related forms via Margaret, Marguerite: Maggie▲, Marga, Margalit, Margalo, Margarethe, Margarida, Marge▼, Margeret, Margeretta, Margerie, Margerita, Margery▼, Marget, Margette, Marghanita, Marghretta, Margie▼, Margies, Margisia, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margot, Margred, Margret▼, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marguita, Marit, Marjie, Marjorie▼, Markie and Markita.
Margarite is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2176 out of 4276, Top 51%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Margarite and corresponding names. Margaret (#169 a year ago), Maggie (#239), Marjorie (#721), Margot (#749), Margit, Marguerite, Margie, Margret, Marge, Margarete, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarita and Margery are the prominent variation forms of Margarite (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. This girl name was at the apex of its popularity during the years 1920-1929 and is now significantly less widespread, with versions like Margie, Margret, Marguerite, Margery and Marge falling out of style. Maggie (#239) is the most chic birth name here, with this name going through a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)