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Margaret Meaning


What does Margaret mean?

The name Margaret is of Greek, English and Scottish origin.

The meaning of Margaret is "pearl".

Margaret is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Mar-ga-ret.

The Given Name Margaret

Margaret is a form of Marguerite. See Marguerite for further details.

Margaret appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Margaret falls into the name categories classic, easy nickname, gem or mineral.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Margaret Ball, Margaret Clitherow, and Margaret Colonna.

Margaret Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 127 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,312 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 132 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,253 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Margaret Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Margaret has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Margaret to other names.

Margaret Related Names

Famous Margarets

  • Margaret Ball ~ Saint
  • Margaret Clitherow ~ Saint
  • Margaret Colonna ~ Saint
  • Margaret Court ~ Tennis Player
  • Margaret Dashwood ~ Sense and Sensibility character
  • Margaret March ~ Little Women character
  • Margaret Mitchell ~ Writer
  • Margaret of Antioch ~ Saint
  • Margaret of Cortona ~ Saint
  • Margaret of Hungary ~ Saint
  • Margaret of Louvain ~ Saint
  • Margaret of Scotland ~ Saint
  • Margaret Pole ~ Saint
  • Margaret Ray ~ Betsy-Tacy character
  • Margaret Rutherford ~ Actress
  • Margaret Taylor ~ U. S. First Lady (1849-1850)
  • Margaret Thatcher ~ British Prime Minister (1979-1990)
  • Margaret the Maid of Norway ~ Scottish Queen (1286-1290)
  • Margaret Ward ~ Saint

Margaret Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Margaret.

Children named Margaret are often knowing and idle but most of all they are read more >>

Margaret Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Margaret in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Margaret.

Just for fun, see the name Margaret in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Margaret in Nautical Flags page.