Meaning and name origin
Margo \m(a)-rgo, mar-go\ as a girl's 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.
Margo is a very popular first name for females (#676 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#35267 out of 88799, Top 40%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Margo for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Margo and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Margaret (#169), Margot (#749) and Margo. (2014 statistics).
Margo is also pronounced similarly to Marga and Margey. Other suggested similar baby names are Marci, Marcy, Marg, Marge, Margi, Margie, Margy, Mariko, Maris, Marja, Marje, Marji, Marjo, Marjy, Marlo, Maryjo, Maryk and Marys. These names tend to be less commonly used than Margo.