What does Margo mean?
Margo \m(a)-rgo, 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.
Margo▼ has 35 more different forms 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.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Margo for girls. Margo entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #356 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Margo and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Margo listed in the Top 1000 are Madge, Maggie (#239 in 2014), Maisy, Margaret (#169), Marge, Margery, Margie, Margit, Margot (#749), Margret, Margy, Marjory and Meg. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.39%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1316%, down 66.2%), with forms such as Marge, Margie, Margo, Margret and Marjory becoming somewhat outmoded. Maggie (#239) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list, and there is also a rekindling in baby name usage for this name. (2014 Birth Statistics)