Meaning and name origin
Margarite \m(a)-rgari-te, mar-ga-rite\ as a girl's name is of Greek and French origin, and the meaning of Margarite is "pearl". Margarite is a variant of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Also a variant of Marguerite (French): variant of Margaret.
Margarite is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2176 out of 4276, Top 51%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Margarite and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Margaret (#169), Marguerite, Margarita, Margaretta, Margarete and Margarette. (2014 statistics).
Margarite is also pronounced similarly to Margerita. Other suggested similar baby names are Margarethe, Margarida, Margerie, Margrete and Margrit. These names tend to be less commonly used than Margarite.