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What does Margo mean?

Margo Pronunciation of Margo as a girls' name is pronounced MAR-go. It is of French origin. Variant of Margaret. Actress Margaret Hemingway, actress and granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, changed the spelling of her name to match that of a famous Bordeaux wine, Chateau Margaux. Ballet celebrity Dame Margot Fonteyn.



VARIANTS Margaux, Margeaux, Margot

OTHER FORMS VIA MARGARET Madge, Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maiga, Maisy, Marg, Marga, Margalo, Marge, Marged, Margeen, Margery, Marget, Margey, Margie, Margies, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margred, Margret, Margrid, Margrit, Margy, Marit, Marjey, Marji, Marjie, Marjory, Markie, Meg, Meggi, Meggy

(female) Maigo, ..

(male) Maral, ..

Margo Collins (M.C.), ..

How popular is Margo?

Margo is a very prominent first name for females (#676 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#36129 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Margo entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #334 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is presently at #972. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Margo (#972 IN RECENT RANKINGS) listed in the Top 2000 are Madge, Maggie (#292), Maisy (#1342), Margaret (#127), Margaux (#1376), Marge, Margery, Marget, Margie, Margot (#358), Margret, Margy, Marjie, Marjory, Markie and Meg. Usage of these forms of Margo was more pronounced a century ago (ADOPTION OF 2.7%) and has become much less since (ADOPTION 0.3%, 89%), with forms such as Maggie becoming less stylish. Margot is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margo, Madge, Maggie, Maisy, Margaret in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaux, Marge, Margery, Marget, Margie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margot, Margret, Margy, Marjie, Marjory in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markie, Meg in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maisy, Margaret, Margot outside U.S.

Similar Names

Margo is alike in pronunciation to Marga and Margey. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Amargo, Madge, Maeko, Mag, Maggi, Maggy, Maiga, Mando, Mara, Marah, Marci, Marcy, Mare, Maree, Maren, Marfa, Marg, Margalo, Marge, Marged, Marget, Margi, Margie, Margit, Margy, Mari, Maria, Marie, Mariko, Marin, Marion, Maris, Marit, Marja, Marje, Marji, Marjo, Marjon, Marjy, Marla, Marlo, Marlon, Marlow, Marna, Marne, Marni, Marra, Mart, Marta, Marte, Marth, Marti, Marty, Marva, Marve, Mary, Marya, Maryjo, Maryk, Maryl, Maryn, Maryon and Marys. These names tend to be less frequently used than Margo.