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What does Margery mean?

Margery Pronunciation of Margery [margery] as a girls' name is of French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Margery is "pearl". 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.

Associated with: greek, england, 19th century.


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

Affiliated girl names: Maisie and Margaret.

1 more relation via Marjorie: Margie.

Creative forms:
(female) Madgery, Morgery, ..

(male) Margei, Margero, ..

Middle name pairings:
Margery Sutton (M.S.), ..

How popular is Margery?

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. Demographics)

Margery reached its highest rank of #308 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Margery listed in the Top 2000 are Margaret (#154 in 2015), Maisie (#624), Marjorie (#799), Marjory, Marjie, Margie, Marge and Margy. Adoption of these forms of Margery was common among parents a century ago (average #918) and has become significantly reduced since (#1508, down 96.1%), with versions such as Marjorie becoming somewhat dated. Maisie is the most trendy birth name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margery, Maisie, Margaret, Marge, Margie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barry, Carry, Karry, Macey, Madera, Madge, Maery, Maggey, Maicey, Maisey, Mallary, Mallerey (see Mallory), Mallery, Marcee, Marceen, Marcele, Marcelyn, Marcey, Marcy, Mare, Maree, Mareen, Marell, Marelyn, Marena, Margarit, Margeaux, Marged, Margeen, Margeret, Margerita (see Margaret), Marget, Margette, Margies (see Margaret), Margize, Margot, Margred, Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marie, Marieke, Mariel, Mariela, Marien, Marjey (see Margaret), Markee, Marketa, Marlea, Marleah, Marleen, Marlele, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marleni, Marley, Marmara, Marnee, Marnell, Marney, Marsee, Marsey, Marty, Marve, Marvel, Marvelyn, Mary, Mercer, Mersera, Morgen and Vallery. These names tend to be less frequently used than Margery.

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