What does Margarite mean?
Margarite /mar-gar-ite/ as a girls' name is of Greek and French derivation, and Margarite means "pearl". Margarite is a variant form, with the suffix -ite, of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Margarite is also a variant of Marguerite (French).
Margarite has 19 more related forms via Margaret, Marguerite: Margalit, Margarethe, Margarida, Margeret, Margerie, Margerita, Margette, Margie▼, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margret▼, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marguita and Marjorie▼.Kreatif forms: Margarile, Margarime, Mergarite. [more]
How popular is Margarite?
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 history of the girl name Margarite and corresponding names. Margaret (#169 via latest list), Marjorie (#721), Margret, Marguerite, Margit, Margarita, Margarete, Margaretta, Margarette and Margie are the prominent variation forms of Margarite (outside Top 1000). These relations of Margarite were popular as birth names 94 years ago (usage of 0.53%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.11%, down 79%), with versions like Margie falling out of style. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
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Suggested similar baby names are Barbarit, Barbarita, Carmarit, Macarisa, Maccaria, Magalie, Magdaline, Maggali, Maggie▲, Malorie, Maralina, Maraline, Maraville, Marceline▼, Marcharie, Marchita, Marcie▼, Marcine, Marcita, Marette, Marga, Marge▼, Margeree, Margeretta, Margerey, Margery▼, Marget, Marghretta, Margi, Margies, Margot, Margred, Mariane, Marianne▼, Marice, Mariette, Marine, Marise, Marit, Marjerie, Marjori, Markaisa, Markita, Marlaina, Marlane, Marlayne, Marlie, Marlise, Marmara, Marnette, Marnie▼, Marquise, Marrilee, Marrin, Marris, Marsalina, Marsita, Marte, Marthine, Martie, Martine, Martita, Marvadene, Maryanne▼, Maurie, Maurine▼, Maurise, Maurita, Mazarine, Meradith, Merrie, Morgaine, Morgane, Morganica and Morgayne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Margarite.