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What does Margaretta mean?

Margaretta Pronunciation of Margaretta as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Margaretta is "pearl". Margaretta is a version of Margaret (Greek): a saint's name.




VARIANTS Marguerite, Marguerita, Marguarita, Marguarette, Margherita, Margharita, Margaruite, Margarite, Margarita, Margarit, Margarette, Margarete, Margareta

OTHER FORMS VIA MARGARET Margarethe, Margarida, Margeret, Margeretta, Margerita, Margette, Marghretta, Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Marketta, Marquetta



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How popular is Margaretta?

Margaretta is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2582 out of 4276, Top 60%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Margaretta reached its peak position of #699 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Margaretta rated in the Top 2000 are Margaret (#127 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Margarita (#1881), Margarete, Margarette, Margarite, Margeret, Margherita, Margret, Margrete, Margrett, Marguerita, Marguerite and Marquetta. Other variants, like Margarida, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Margaretta was widespread among parents a century ago (AVERAGE #1105) and has become significantly diminished since (#1857, 94.6%), with forms such as Margret becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaretta, Margaret, Margarete, Margarette, Margarita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margarite, Margeret, Margherita, Margret, Margrete in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margrett, Marguerita, Marguerite, Marquetta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Barbarella, Barbarita, Bernadetta, Bernaetta (see Bernadette), Birgetta (see Birgit), Caretta, Carletta, Carmaletta, Claretta, Corretta, Darnetta, Earletta, Harrietta, Karletta, Klaretta, Laretta, Larretta (see Loretta), Lauretta, Lorretta, Malgorzata, Marcheta, Marchieta (see Margaret), Maretta, Marette, Margalit, Margeree, Margerey, Margerie, Margery, Marget, Margherite (see Marguerite), Margita, Margred, Margrid, Margrit, Marguita, Margurite, Marialena, Marianela, Marietta, Mariette, Marjorey (see Margaret), Markeeta, Marketa, Marlette, Marmara, Marnetta, Marnette, Marqueta, Marrelda (see Marelda), Martta, Maryetta and Sandretta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Margaretta.

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