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Ranked #29


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #382).

What does the name "Margaret" mean?

Margaret (English): Pearl

The name "Margaret" is of English origin and it means "Pearl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

R is for realist, the way you are.

G is for grand, the life you will live.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

E is for elegant, born within you.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

Your name in reverse order is "Teragram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Germarta". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Margaret" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Margaret? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,243,750 babies born with the name Margaret in the United States. That's more than enough Margarets to occupy the country of Bahrain with an estimated population of 1,234,571 (as of April 27, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,578 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Margaret" was in 1921 with a total of 28,466 babies. (That's a lot of baby Margarets)

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Margaret" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 16 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 2,645 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Margaret popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Margaret in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Margaret

Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1981 to present. Meg was born in 1961 as Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra in Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.


Maggie Grace

Maggie Grace is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Maggie was born in 1983 as Margaret Grace Denig in Worthington, Ohio, U.S.


Maggie Q

Maggie Q is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Maggie was born in 1979 as Margaret Denise Quigley in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.


LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes is a singer, songwriter, actress, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. LeAnn was born in 1982 as Margaret LeAnn Rimes in Jackson, Mississippi, United States.


Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is an officeholder. Margaret was born in 1925 as Margaret Hilda Roberts in Grantham, Lincolnshire England.


Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1952 to present. Maggie was born in 1934 as Margaret Natalie Smith in Ilford, Essex, England.


Past life for Margaret born Dec 28, 1951

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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