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What does Marquetta mean?

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

Associated with: greek.


Marquetta has 3 variants: Marketa, Marketta and Markita.

8 more alternative forms via Margaret: Marcheta, Margaretta, Margeretta, Margette, Marghretta, Margrett, Marguerita and Marguita.

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Middle name pairings:
Marquetta Annie (M.A.), ..

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. Demographics)

Marquetta was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1727 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marquetta name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Marquetta are Margaret (#154 from recent data), Markita, Marguerita, Margrett, Margaretta and Marcheta. Other forms, like Marghretta, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Marquetta was at its highest 125 years ago (median #1356) and is now much less (#1736, 97% less usage), with the version Margaret becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marquetta, Marcheta, Margaret, Margaretta, Margrett in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marguerita, Markita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marquetta is alike in pronunciation to Markeeta, Marqueta and Marquita. Other recommended names are Caretta, Carletta, Darnetta, Earletta, Harrietta, Jacquetta, Jacquette, Karletta, Laretta, Larretta (see Loretta), Marchieta (see Margaret), Marchita, Marcita, Maretta, Marette, Marget, Margita, Marietta, Mariette, Mariquita, Markeda, Marlette, Marnetta, Marnette, Marquesa, Marquessa, Marquisa, Marquisha, Marsita, Martta and Maryetta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marquetta.

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