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What does Marge mean?

Marge Pronunciation of Marge [marge] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the name Marge means "pearl". Marge is an alternate spelling of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Marge is also a variation of Margery (French, Greek): version of Marjorie.

Associated with: greek.


Marge has 1 variant: Marje.

50 more related forms via Margaret, Margery, Marjorie: Madge, Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maiga, Maisie, Maisy, Marg, Marga, Margalo, Marged, Margeen, Margeree, Margeret, Margerey, Margerie, Marget, Margette, Margey, Margi, Margie, Margies, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margo, Margot, Margred, Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Margy, Marit, Marja, Marjery, Marjey, Marji, Marjie, Marjy, Marketa, Markie, Meg, Meggi, Meggie, Meggy and Mette.

Creative forms:
(female) Mage, Merge, ..

(male) Margee, Marse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marge Angelique (M.A.), ..

How popular is Marge?

Marge is a very popular first name for females (#1251 out of 4276, Top 29%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Marge reached its highest position of #815 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Marge rated in the Top 2000 are Madge, Maggie (#241 from recent data), Maisie (#624), Maisy (#1144), Margaret (#154), Margeret, Margery, Marget, Margie, Margo (#1279), Margot (#593), Margret, Margrete, Margrett, Margy, Marjie, Marjorie (#799), Markie and Meg. Usage of these relations of Marge was well-received during 1890-1899 (usage of 4.9%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.3%, 94%), with forms like Margret becoming less in vogue. Margaret is a constant favorite, though Maisie has gained in popularity over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marge, Madge, Maggie, Maisie, Maisy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaret, Margeret, Margery, Marget, Margie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margo, Margot, Margret, Margrete, Margrett in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margy, Marjie, Marjorie, Markie, Meg in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maisie, Maisy, Margaret outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Mable, Macee, Macie, Maeve, Maggey, Maime, Maire, Malke, Mame, Mamie, Mara, Marah, Marcee, Marcey, Marci, Marcie, Marcy, Mare, Maree, Mareen, Marfa, Mari, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Marien, Mariet, Marike, Marin, Maris, Marise, Marjo, Markee, Marla, Marlen, Marley, Marlie, Marlo, Marne, Marnee, Marni, Marra, Marsee, Marsey, Marta, Marte, Marthe, Marti, Martie, Martje, Marty, Marve, Marvel, Mary, Marya, Maryk, Maryn, Marys, Maryse, Maude, Maure, Mave, Maxie, Mayde, Maye, Mayme, Mazie, Merle, Morgen, Murle, Myrle, Page, Payge, Sage and Saige. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marge.

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