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 30 more related forms via Margaret: Margalit, Margareta, Margarete▼, Margarethe, Margarette▼, Margarida, Margarit, Margarita▼, Margeret, Margeretta, Margerie, Margerita, Margery▼, Marget, Margette, 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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Marguerite and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Marguerite are Margaret (#169 a year ago), Margarete, Margarette, Margarita, Margery, Margie, Margit, Margret and Marjorie (#721). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.6034%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.111%, down 81.6%), with forms like Margarette, Margery, Margie, Margret and Marguerite becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)