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What does Marguerite mean?

Marguerite Pronunciation of Marguerite as a girls' name is of French origin. Variant of Margaret. Also botanical French name for a daisy, and popular in the late 19th century. French writers Marguerite Duras, Marguerite Yourcenar.


ASSOCIATED WITH botanical (tree), 19th century


VARIANTS Margarite, Margaruite, Margharita, Margherita, Margherite, Marguerita, Margurite

RELATED FORMS VIA MARGARET Margarete, Margarit, Margarita, Margeret, Margerie, Margerita, Margette, Margrete, Margrit, Marguarette, Marguarita, Marguita



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How popular is Marguerite?

Marguerite is a very popular first name for women (#314 out of 4276, Top 7%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Marguerite reached its apex position of #83 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Marguerite are Margaret (#127 VIA LATEST LIST), Margarete, Margarita (#1881), Margarite, Margeret, Margherita, Margrete, Marguerita and Margurite. Other forms, like Margette, are uncommon. These relations of Marguerite were favored by parents a century ago (ADOPTION OF 2.6%) and have become significantly less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 94.6%), with forms like Margaret becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marguerite, Margaret, Margarete, Margarita, Margarite in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margeret, Margherita, Margrete, Marguerita, Margurite in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marguerite is alike in pronunciation to Margarete, Margarit, Margarita, Margeret, Margerita, Marguarette and Marguarita. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Magdeline, Manuelita, Marceline, Marcharie, Marchery, Marette, Margalit, Margareta, Margarethe, Margaretta, Margarette, Margarida, Margeree, Margeretta (see Margaret), Margerey, Margerie, Margery, Marget, Margette, Marghretta (see Margaret), Margie, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margred, Margret, Margrete, Margreth, Margrett, Margrid, Margrit, Marguita, Mariette, Marjerie (see Margery), Marjery, Marjori, Marjorie, Marlette, Marnette, Marqueta, Marquetta, Marquise, Marquita, Maurie, Maurine, Maurise, Maurita and Miguelita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marguerite.