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Margo

What does Margo mean?

Margo Pronunciation of Margo [mar-go] as a girls' name is pronounced MAR-go. It is of French origin. Variant of Margaret. Actress Margaret Hemingway, actress and granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, changed the spelling of her name to match that of a famous Bordeaux wine, Chateau Margaux. Ballet celebrity Dame Margot Fonteyn.

Variations

Margo has 3 variants: Margaux, Margeaux and Margot.

35 more different relations via Margaret: Madge, Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maiga, Maisy, Marg, Marga, Margalo, Marge, Marged, Margeen, Margery, Marget, Margey, Margie, Margies, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margred, Margret, Margrid, Margrit, Margy, Marit, Marjey, Marji, Marjie, Marjory, Markie, Meg, Meggi and Meggy.

Creative forms:
(female) Maigo, Marka, ..

(male) Marre, Marse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Margo Frances (M.F.), ..

How popular is Margo?

Margo is a very prominent first name for females (#676 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#36129 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Margo entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #334 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is presently at #1279. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Margo (#1279 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 are Madge, Maggie (#241 in recent rankings), Maisy (#1144), Margaret (#154), Margaux (#1774), Marge, Margery, Marget, Margie, Margot (#593), Margret, Margy, Marjie, Marjory, Markie and Meg. Usage of these forms of Margo was more pronounced a century ago (adoption of 4.8%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.3%, 94.4%), with forms such as Margo becoming less stylish. Margot is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margo, Madge, Maggie, Maisy, Margaret in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaux, Marge, Margery, Marget, Margie in U.S.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amargo, Maeko, Mando, Mara, Marah, Marci, Marcy, Mare, Maree, Maren, Marfa, Margi, Mari, Maria, Marie, Mariko, Marin, Marion, Maris, Marja, Marje, Marjo, Marjon, Marjy, Marla, Marlo, Marlon, Marlow, Marna, Marne, Marni, Marra, Mart, Marta, Marte, Marth, Marti, Marty, Marva, Marve, Mary, Marya, Maryjo, Maryk, Maryl, Maryn, Maryon and Marys. These names tend to be less frequently used than Margo.

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