What does Marjory mean?
Marjory [mar-jo-ry] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Marjory is "pearl". Marjory is an alternate spelling of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Marjory is also a variant of Margery (French, Greek): transcription of Marjorie.
Associated with: greek.
(female) Majory, Marjoni, ..
(male) Marcoy, .. Middle name pairings:
Marjory Emmerson (M.E.), ..
How popular is Marjory?
Marjory is a very prominent first name for females (#1262 out of 4276, Top 29%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Marjory reached its peak position of #435 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Marjory are Margaret (#154 in recent rankings), Margot (#593), Marjorie (#799), Margo (#1279), Margy, Margery and Marjie. These relations of Marjory were popular as baby names during 1890-1899 (adoption of 4.6%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.2%, ▼95.9%), with forms such as Marjorie becoming somewhat outmoded. Margot is the most chic girl name in this list.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Barry, Carry, Karry, Madora, Maery, Majorca, Mallary, Mallery, Mallorey, Mallori, Mallory, Malorey, Malori, Malory, Marcey, Marcy▼, Marion▼, Marjan, Marjo, Marjon, Marley▲, Marlo▼, Marlon, Marlow, Marlowe, Marmara, Marney, Maroona, Marra, Marsey, Marthy, Marty, Mary▼, Maryjo, Maryon, Maryonn, Merry▼, Vallory and Valory. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marjory.See names in meaning and etymology.