What does Marjorie mean?
Variant of the French Margery, from Margaret (Greek). Brought to England in the 12th century as Margery, and used steadily until a late 19th-century revival. Literary: The name was made famous by Herman Wouk's "Marjorie Morningstar". See also Marjo.
Related girl name: Maisie.Kreatif forms:
(female) Marjoris, Mirjorie, ..
(male) Marjorro, Marjorse, ..
How popular is Marjorie?
Marjorie is a very popular first name for women (#128 out of 4276, Top 3%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Marjorie for girls. Marjorie reached its peak position of #20 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is presently at #721. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Popular alternative forms of Marjorie (#721 in recent rankings) appearing in the Top 2000 are Margaret (#169 in recent rankings), Maisie (#658), Markie, Marjie, Marjory, Margie, Margarite, Marge, Margery and Margy. Other forms, like Margarit, are uncommon. These relations of Marjorie were popular as baby names 124 years ago (adoption of 4.6%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.2%, ▼96.3%). Margaret has been the most recognizable form, though Maisie has become popular as well over time, while versions such as Margaret used to be popular.
Recommended names are Barrie, Carrie▼, Harmonie, Harrie, Karrie▼, Majorca, Malloree, Mallori, Mallorie, Malori, Malorie, Marcie▼, Margarete, Margarida, Margarita▼, Margaruite, Margeret, Margerey, Margerita (see Margaret), Margherite (see Marguerite), Margred, Margret▼, Margrete, Marguerite▼, Margurite, Marie▼, Marjanne, Marjolaine, Marjon, Marlie, Marlowe, Marnie, Marrin, Marris, Martie, Marycruz, Maurie, Merrie, Vallorie and Valorie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marjorie.