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What does Margit mean?

Margit Pronunciation of Margit [mar-git] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the name Margit means "pearl". Margit is an alternate form of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. See also Mai.

Associated with: greek.


Margit has 2 variants: Marget and Margette.

47 more alternative forms via Margaret: Madge, Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maiga, Maisie, Marg, Marga, Margalit, Margalo, Margarit, Margarita, Margarite, Marge, Marged, Margeen, Margeret, Margerie, Margerita, Margery, Margey, Margie, Margies, Margisia, Margita, Margize, Margo, Margot, Margred, Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marguita, Margy, Marit, Marjey, Marji, Marjie, Marketa, Markie, Markita, Meggi and Meggie.

Creative forms:
(female) Malgit, Morgit, ..

(male) Marmat, Marmil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Margit Jordyn (M.J.), ..

How popular is Margit?

Margit is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2361 out of 4276, Top 55%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Madge, Maggie (#241 from recent data), Mai, Maisie (#624), Margaret (#154), Margarita (#1698), Margarite, Marge, Margeret, Margery, Marget, Margie, Margo (#1279), Margot (#593), Margret, Margrete, Margrett, Margy, Marjie, Markie and Markita are the popular variation forms of Margit (outside Top 2000). Usage of these relations of Margit reached its most widespread during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 4.82%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.28%, 94.1%), with forms such as Margie becoming less stylish. Margaret has generally been preferred by parents, though Margot has gained in usage. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madge, Maggie, Mai, Maisie, Margaret in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margarita, Margarite, Marge, Margeret, Margery in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marget, Margie, Margo, Margot, Margret in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margrete, Margrett, Margy, Marjie, Markie, Markita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Birgit, Carmit, Marchita, Marci, Marcia, Marcie, Marcita, Margi, Mari, Maria, Marie, Mariet, Marin, Maris, Marita, Markia, Marlie, Marlin, Marlis, Marni, Marnia, Marnie, Marquita, Marrin, Marris, Marsia, Marsita, Mart, Marti, Martia, Martie, Martita, Morgin and Vardit. These names tend to be less commonly used than Margit.

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