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pinWhat does Marquetta mean?

Marquetta /mar-quet-ta/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Marquetta is "pearl". Marquetta is a version, with the prefix Marq-, of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name.


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.

Kreatif forms: Marquetba, Marquetna, Marquetra. [more]

pinHow popular is Marquetta?

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)

Prominent related forms of Marquetta (not ranked) are Margaret (#169 last year), Marguerite, Margret, Margarette, Margaretta and Margarita. Forms like Marguerita are uncommon. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.5767%) and is now much less (usage 0.1385%, 76% less), with the versions Margarita, Margaretta, Margarette, Margret and Marguerite becoming somewhat outmoded. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marquetta and associated names. (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.

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