Name
MARGARET

Name MARGARET

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 1,427,718 births of Margaret in the countries below, which represents an average of 10,054 births of children bearing the first name Margaret per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 2,474 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Margaret   
In Italiano Nome Margaret   
Variations : Greta , Gréta , Gretchen , Madge , Maggie , Mairead , Mairéad , Mamie , Margarete , Margaretha , Margarita , Margarite , Marge , Margot , Margót , Marguerite , Marguérite , Marita , Marjorie , Mazie , Megan , Mégan , Meta , Peggy , Reatha , Rita


Information about the first name Margaret

We celebrate Margaret on November 16th
The first name Margaret is listed in our categories :The first name Margaret has been assigned to:
0.09% to boys
99.91% to girls
The country where the first name Margaret is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 8 letters including 3 vowels and 5 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Margaret

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Margaret : Maragret, Margarte, Margerat, Margreat, Margreta

Margaret in Japanese *

Romajimaagaretto
Katakanaマーガレット
Hiraganaまーがれっと
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Margaret in Japanese
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Margaret in sign language

Margaret in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Margaret

US English
Etymology src :
  • From the name of a legendary third century saint, from Middle English Margaret, from Old French Margaret (French Marguerite), from Latin Margarita, from Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarítēs, “pearl”), ultimately from an Indo-Iranian source.
  • The same source, through folk etymology, has produced Old English meregrot (“pearl”, literally “stone or pebble of the sea”), related to Old Saxon merigrita, merigriota (“pearl”), Old High German merigrioz, equivalent to mer- +‎ groat.
Anagrams src :
  • teragram
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɑːɡɹɪt/, /ˈmɑːɡəɹɪt/, /-ət/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɑɹɡɹɪt/, /ˈmɑɹɡəɹɪt/, /-ət/
Proper noun src :
  • Margaret (countable and uncountable, plural Margarets)
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek.
  • A river in southwestern Western Australia, presumed named for a cousin of John Garrett Bussell, founder of Busselton.
  • A river in Kimberley, Western Australia, named for its European discoverer's sister-in-law.
  • (astronomy) A moon of Uranus, named for a character in Much Ado About Nothing. [Discovered 2003]
 

Popularity of the name Margaret

Number of MARGARET births per year

Total births of Margaret by country

Births with the first name Margaret
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
1,195
1,257,420
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
70
59,745
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
36,738
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
31
23,048
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
18,071
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
10,233
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2022
0
9,160
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
0
3,680
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
0
3,032
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
2,196
NONorway
1945 - 2022
0
904
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
0
768
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
615
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
2
292
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
1
201
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
98
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
0
94
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
34
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
24
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
23
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
0
23
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
14
SESweden
1998 - 2022
0
4
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
0
1
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
0
1

Total births of Margaret by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Margaret
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
0
2,164
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
106
ONOntario
2019
0
54
IEIreland
2022
0
28
BCBritish Columbia
2022
0
23
ABAlberta
2022
0
18
ITItaly
2021
0
18
DEGermany
2022
0
14
FRFrance
2022
0
14
NZNew Zealand
2022
0
12
CLChili
2021
0
10
QCQuebec
2022
0
7
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
3
ARArgentina
2015
0
1
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
1
DKDenmark
2022
0
1

Comments on the name Margaret

Personalities with the first name Margaret

There are 509 personalities with the first name Margaret


Margaret Atwood
src

Canada
Writer Poet Inventor Pedagogue Literary critic Novelist Essayist Non-fiction writer Science fiction writer


Margaret Mitchell
src

United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Journalist Novelist Prosaist


Margaret Mead
src

United states of america
Writer Curator Film director Anthropologist


Sally Field
(Sally Margaret Field) src

United states of america
Film director Film producer Television actor Film actor Screenwriter Actor Singer Stage actor Voice actor


Maggie Smith
(Margaret Natalie Smith) src

United kingdom
Actor Character actor Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Mata Hari
(Margaretha Geertruida Zelle) src

Kingdom of the netherlands
Courtesan Exotic dancer Dancer Spy


Meg Ryan
(Margaret Mary Emily Hyra) src

United states of america
Film producer Model Television actor Film actor Actor Character actor Voice actor Film director


Margot Fonteyn
(Margaret Evelyn Hookham) src

United kingdom United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Ballet dancer Choreographer Fashion designer Dancer


Margaret Smith Court
(Margaret Smith) src

Australia
Tennis player


Margaret Du Royaume-Uni
(Princess Margaret Rose Of York) src

United kingdom
Socialite Aristocrat



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Margaret
Full list of personalities with the first name Margaret

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Margaret

There are 1649 actors and actresses with the first name Margaret
Margaret Macpherson
Margaret Qualley
Margaret Treacy
Margaret Baughman
Margaret Mcdonald
Margaret Ann Garza
Margaret Berger
Margaret Laney
Margaret Wang
Margaret Ratliff
Margaret M. Spirito
Margaret Thompson
Margaret Anne Florence
Margaret Baker
Margaret Chung
Margaret Evans
Margaret Rose Champagne
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Margaret Makinen
Margaret Langrick
Margaret Easley
Margaret Cho
Margaret Urlich
Margaret Trigg
Margaret Mazzantini
Margaret Nagle
Margaret Bykoff
Margaret Molster
Margaret Colin
Margaret Reed

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Margaret
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Margaret

Rankings of first name MARGARET by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name MARGARET (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#127US United State of America2022
#140BC British Columbia2022
#177IE Ireland2022
#206AB Alberta2022
#208ON Ontario2019
#378NZ New Zealand2022
#421GB United Kingdom2021
#538CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#612IT Italy2021
#625QC Quebec2022
#636CL Chili2021
#2109DE Germany2022
#2296FR France2022
#2431DK Denmark2022
#3364AR Argentina2015
#4590CH Switzerland2021