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Meaning and Name Origin

Margery \m(a)-rge-ry, mar-gery\ as a girls' name is of French origin. Variant of Marjorie. Brought to England in the 12th century and used somewhat until a late-19th-century revival, mainly as Marjorie. Novelists Margery Allingham, Margery Sharp.


Margery has 17 variants: Marchery, Marge, Margeree, Margerey, Margerie, Margey, Margi, Margy, Marje, Marjerie, Marjery, Marjie, Marjorey, Marjori, Marjorie, Marjory and Marjy.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Maisie and Margaret.

Margery has 4 more related variations via Marjorie: Marcharie, Margie, Marja and Marji.


Margery is a very prominent first name for women (#823 out of 4276, Top 19%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Margery for girls. Margery reached its highest rank of #297 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Margery name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Margery and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Margery are Margaret (#169 in 2014), Maisie (#658), Marjorie (#721), Marjory, Margy, Marge and Margie. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during 1920-1929 and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Marjory, Marge, Margie, Margery and Marjorie becoming somewhat dated. Maisie (#658) is the most trendy birth name among these. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maisie, Margaret, Marge, Margery, Margie, Margy, Marjorie, Marjory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Margeret. Like Margery, this name is not frequently used.