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.more]
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 1000 are Margaret (#169 in recent rankings), Maisie (#658), Marjory, Margy, Margery, Marge and Margie. Other forms, like Margarit, are uncommon. These relations of Marjorie were popular as baby names 94 years ago (adoption of 0.54%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.18%, ▼66.6%). Margaret has been the most recognizable form, though Maisie has become popular as well over time, while versions such as Marjorie used to be popular.
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