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What does Marigold mean?

Marigold Pronunciation of Marigold as a girls' name is pronounced MARE-a-gold. It is of English origin. Flower name: the golden flower's name is a combination of Mary and "gold".

ASSOCIATED WITH Mari-, flower, combination (blend)


VARIANTS Maragold, Marrigold


RELATED FORMS VIA MARY Maridel, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marilla, Marion



Marigold Lanie (M.L.), ..

How popular is Marigold?

Marigold is an unusual first name for women. Marigold is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Mary (#124 LAST YEAR), Mariella (#1433), Marion (#1527), Mariela (#1560), Marielle (#1808), Mariel (#1839), Goldie and Marilla are the popular related forms of Marigold (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). These forms of Marigold were favored as birth names 135 years ago (MEDIAN #1182) and are now much less popular (#1536, DOWN 97.7%). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Goldie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilla, Marion, Mary in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Marcela, Marcele, Marcella, Marcelle, Marcila, Marcile, Marcille, Margalit, Margalo, Marged, Margo, Margot, Margred, Margrid, Marial, Maribel, Maribell, Maricel, Maricela, Maricella, Maridel, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Mariko, Marilda, Marilla, Marilou, Marilu, Marinell, Marion, Mariposa, Marisela, Marisella, Marivel, Marsala, Marsalla, Marsella, Marselle, Marsiella, Maryweld, Maryzela and Meriol. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marigold.