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What does Margarite mean?

Margarite Pronunciation of Margarite [mar-garite] as a girls' name is of Greek and French derivation, and Margarite means "pearl". Margarite is a variant form of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Margarite is also a variant of Marguerite (French).

Associated with: greek.


Margarite has 14 variants: Margareta, Margarete, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarit, Margarita, Margaruite, Margharita, Margherita, Margherite, Marguarette, Marguarita, Marguerita and Margurite.

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.

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Middle name pairings:
Margarite Delanie (M.D.), ..

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)

Margarite reached its apex rank of #1103 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margarite name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Margaret (#154 via latest list), Marjorie (#799), Margarita (#1698), Margurite, Margrete, Margrett, Marguerita, Margret, Marguerite, Margherita, Margaretta, Margarete, Margarette, Margeret and Margie are the prominent variation forms of Margarite. These relations of Margarite were popular as birth names 125 years ago (usage of 4.8%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.2%, down 97%), with versions like Margaret going out of style.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margarita, Margeret, Margherita, Margie, Margret in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margrete, Margrett, Marguerita, Marguerite, Margurite, Marjorie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barbarit (see Barbara), Barbarita, Carmarit (see Carmel), Macarisa, Maccaria, Magalie, Magdaline, Maggali, Maggie, Malorie, Maralina, Maraline, Maraville (see Marvell), Marceline, Marcharie, Marchita, Marcie, Marcine, Marcita, Marette, Marga, Marge, Margeree, Margeretta (see Margaret), Margerey, Margery, Marget, Marghretta (see Margaret), Margi, Margies (see Margaret), Margot, Margred, Mariane, Marianne, Marice, Mariette, Marine, Marise, Marit, Marjerie (see Margery), 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.

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