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What does Marigold mean?

Marigold Pronunciation of Marigold as a girls' name is pronounced MARE-a-gold. It is of English origin. Flower name: the golden flower's name is a combination of Mary and "gold".


ASSOCIATED WITH flower, combination (blend)


VARIANTS Maragold, Marrigold


RELATED FORMS VIA MARY Maridel, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marilla, Marion



Marigold Lily (M.L.), ..

How popular is Marigold?

Marigold is an unusual first name for women. Marigold is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Marigold was first listed in 2017 and reached its highest rank of #1417 in the U.S. in 2018. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Mary (#126 LAST YEAR), Mariella (#1269), Mariela (#1547), Goldie (#1552), Marion (#1605), Marielle (#1772), Mariel and Marilla are the popular related forms of Marigold (#1417). These forms of Marigold were favored as birth names 78 years ago (MEDIAN #1411) and are now much less popular (#1476, DOWN 95.9%). Mary is the firm favorite, although Mariella appears to be becoming a favorite too, while forms such as Marion have lost favor.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marigold, Goldie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marielle, Marilla, Marion, Mary in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Marcela, Marcele, Marcella, Marcelle, Marcila, Marcile, Marcille, Margalit, Margalo, Marged, Margo, Margot, Margred, Margrid, Marial, Maribel, Maribell, Maricel, Maricela, Maricella, Maridel, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Mariko, Marilda, Marilla, Marilou, Marilu, Marinell, Marion, Mariposa, Marisela, Marisella, Marivel, Marsala, Marsalla, Marsella, Marselle, Marsiella, Maryweld, Maryzela and Meriol. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marigold.