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pinWhat does Margarite mean?

Margarite /mar-gar-ite/ [3 sylls.] 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 14 variants: Margareta, Margarete, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarit, Margarita, Margaruite, Margharita, Margherita, Margherite, Marguarette, Marguarita, Marguerita and Margurite.

Margarite has 35 more related forms via Margaret, Marguerite: Maggie, Marga, Margalit, Margalo, Margarethe, Margarida, Marge, Margeret, Margeretta, Margerie, Margerita, Margery, Marget, Margette, Marghretta, Margie, Margies, Margisia, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margot, Margred, Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marguita, Marit, Marjie, Marjorie, Markie and Markita.

Kreatif forms: Margarile, Margarime, Mergarite. [more]

pinHow 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 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 (outside Top 1000). These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.5113%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1516%, down 70.4%), with versions like Margaretta, Margarette, Margarita, Margery and Margarete falling out of style. Maggie (#239) is the most chic birth name here, with this name going through a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maggie, Margaret, Margarete, Margaretta, Margarette in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Margarita, Marge, Margery, Margie, Margit in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Margot, Margret, Marguerite, Marjorie in U.S.

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