What does Marguerite mean?
Marguerite \m(a)-rgueri-te, mar-gue-rite\ as a girls' name is of French origin. Variant of Margaret. Also botanical French name for a daisy, and popular in the late 19th century. French writers Marguerite Duras, Marguerite Yourcenar.
Marguerite▼ has 31 more related forms via Margaret: Margalit, Margareta, Margarete▼, Margarethe, Margarette▼, Margarida, Margarit, Margarita▼, Margeret, Margeretta, Margerie, Margerita, Margery▼, Marget, Margette, Margharita, Margie▼, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margret▼, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marguarette, Marguarita, Marguita, Marjorie▼ and Marquetta.
Marguerite is a very popular first name for women (#314 out of 4276, Top 7%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Marguerite for girls. Marguerite reached its apex position of #82 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Marguerite and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Marguerite appearing in the Top 1000 are Margaret (#169 a year ago), Margarete, Margarette, Margarita, Margery, Margie, Margit, Margret and Marjorie (#721). This girl name reached the peak of its popularity during the years 1920-1929 and has become significantly less widespread since, with forms like Margarette, Margery, Margie, Margret and Marguerite becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)