What does Margery mean?
Margery /mar-gery/ 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.
Margery▼ has 1 more relation via Marjorie: Margie▼.Kreatif forms: Macgery, Magery, Margeri. [more]
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. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Margery for girls. Margery reached its highest rank of #297 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Margery and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Margery listed in the Top 1000 are Margaret (#169 in 2014), Maisie (#658), Marjorie (#721), Marjory, Margy, Marge and Margie. Adoption of these forms of Margery was common among parents during the years 1920-1929 (average #456) and is somewhat less today (#818, down 66.6%), with the versions Margie, Marge, Margery, Marjory and Marjorie becoming somewhat dated. Maisie is the most trendy birth name among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Maggey, Mallery, Marcey, Margareta, Margarete, Margarida, Margarite, Marged, Margeret, Margeretta, Margerita, Margherita, Margherite, Margred, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marguerita, Marguerite, Marjey, Marney, Marsey and Mercer. These names tend to be less frequently used than Margery.