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Meaning and Name Origin

Marquetta \mar-quetta, marqu(et)-ta\ as a name for girls. The meaning of Marquetta is "pearl". Marquetta is a derivative of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name. Rare as a name for kids.


Marquetta has 3 variants: Marketa, Marketta and Markita.

Marquetta has 23 more alternative forms via Margaret: Gretta, Marcheta, Marchieta, Margareta, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarita, Margeretta, Margerita, Marget, Margette, Margherita, Marghretta, Margita, Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Marguarette, Marguarita, Marguerita, Marguerite and Marguita.


Marquetta is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2606 out of 4276, Top 61%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marquetta and associated names. Prominent related forms of Marquetta (#unlisted) are Margaret (#169 last year), Marguerite, Margret, Margarette, Margaretta and Margarita. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1920-1929 and is now much less, with the versions Marguerite, Margret, Margarita, Margarette and Margaretta becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Margaret, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarita, Margret, Marguerite in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marquetta is alike in pronunciation to Marqueta and Marquita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marquetta.