What 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 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]
How 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)