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Meaning and name origin

Marguerite \m(a)-rgueri-te, mar-gue-rite\ as a girl's 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.


Variations

Marguerite has 7 variant forms: Margarite, Margaruite, Marghanita, Margherita, Margherite, Marguerita and Margurite.


Popularity

Marguerite is a very popular first name for females (#314 out of 4276, Top 7%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marguerite for girls. Marguerite reached its highest rank of #82 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marguerite name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marguerite and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Margaret (#169) and Marguerite. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Margaret, Marguerite in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Marguerite is also pronounced similarly to Margerita and Marguarita. Another suggested similar baby name is Margerie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marguerite.

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