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What does Margrete mean?

Margrete Pronunciation of Margrete [mar-grete] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the name Margrete means "pearl". Margrete is a version of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name.

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Margrete has 3 variants: Margret, Margrett and Margrit.

35 more relations via Margaret: Marcheta, Margareta, Margarete, Margarethe, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarit, Margarita, Margarite, Margaruite, Marge, Marged, Margeen, Margeret, Margeretta, Margerie, Margerita, Margery, Marget, Margette, Margey, Marghretta, Margie, Margies, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margot, Margred, Margreth, Margrid, Marguarette, Marguerite, Marguita and Marketa.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Margrete Lenora (M.L.), ..

How popular is Margrete?

Margrete is an uncommon first name for females. Margrete is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Margrete reached its highest rank of #1710 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Margaret (#154 via latest list), Margot (#593), Margarita (#1698), Margret, Margie, Marguerite, Margrett, Marget, Margeret, Margaretta, Margarete, Margarette, Margarite, Marcheta, Marge and Margery are the prominent varying forms of Margrete ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Marguita, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Margrete was widespread in the 1890s (median #1072) and is now significantly reduced (#1790, down 96%), with versions such as Margret going out of style. Margot is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margrete, Marcheta, Margaret, Margarete, Margaretta in U.S.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margrett, Marguerite in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Carree, Marcee, Marcele, Marcene, Marchery, Maree, Marette, Margarida, Margeree, Margerey, Margharita, Margherita, Margherite (see Marguerite), Marguarita, Marguerita, Margurite, Maribeth, Marieke, Mariet, Mariette, Marilee, Marilene, Marjerie (see Margery), Marjery, Marjorey (see Margaret), Marjorie, Markee, Markeeta, Marlee, Marleene, Marlele, Marlene, Marlette, Marnee, Marnette, Marqueta, Marsee, Marte, Marvele, Marybeth, Marylee, Maurene and Merree. These names tend to be more commonly used than Margrete.

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