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Margo

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 5 5 0
1906 6 6 0
1908 9 9 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 13 13 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 9 9 0
1913 19 19 0
1914 14 14 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 16 16 0
1917 21 21 0
1918 21 21 0
1919 21 21 0
1920 30 30 0
1921 32 32 0
1922 30 30 0
1923 32 32 0
1924 29 29 0
1925 26 26 0
1926 29 29 0
1927 29 29 0
1928 30 30 0
1929 36 36 0
1930 61 61 0
1931 31 31 0
1932 45 45 0
1933 47 47 0
1934 43 43 0
1935 77 77 0
1936 115 115 0
1937 160 160 0
1938 316 316 0
1939 313 313 0
1940 305 305 0
1941 480 474 6
1942 493 487 6
1943 441 441 0
1944 434 434 0
1945 456 456 0
1946 481 481 0
1947 595 595 0
1948 488 488 0
1949 631 631 0
1950 615 615 0
1951 713 713 0
1952 678 678 0
1953 637 637 0
1954 719 714 5
1955 555 555 0
1956 512 512 0
1957 518 518 0
1958 469 469 0
1959 478 478 0
1960 422 422 0
1961 461 461 0
1962 466 466 0
1963 435 435 0
1964 410 410 0
1965 336 336 0
1966 370 370 0
1967 374 374 0
1968 336 336 0
1969 350 345 5
1970 287 287 0
1971 301 301 0
1972 294 294 0
1973 274 274 0
1974 215 215 0
1975 180 180 0
1976 175 175 0
1977 189 183 6
1978 176 176 0
1979 187 187 0
1980 164 164 0
1981 233 233 0
1982 222 222 0
1983 194 194 0
1984 147 147 0
1985 147 147 0
1986 137 137 0
1987 148 148 0
1988 176 176 0
1989 180 174 6
1990 153 153 0
1991 126 126 0
1992 134 134 0
1993 143 143 0
1994 127 127 0
1995 116 116 0
1996 108 108 0
1997 108 108 0
1998 108 108 0
1999 94 94 0
2000 106 106 0
2001 87 87 0
2002 93 93 0
2003 89 89 0
2004 85 85 0
2005 80 80 0
2006 80 80 0
2007 81 81 0
2008 98 98 0
2009 84 84 0
2010 82 82 0
2011 98 98 0
2012 93 93 0
2013 117 117 0
2014 152 152 0
2015 188 188 0

Fun Facts about the name Margo

  • How many people with the first name Margo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,202 babies born with the first name Margo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Margo to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Margo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Margo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Margo is Sunday, September 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Margo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Margo was in 1954 with a total of 714 babies.
  • Random Margo Factoid: According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Margo ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 19 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1946.
  • Weird things about the name Margo: Your name in reverse order is Ogram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omgar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Margo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 588 people with the last name Margo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Margo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Margo as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

Where is the name Margo popular?

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Popularity of Margo as a first name

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Popularity of Margo as a last name

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Common last names for Margo

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  • Brown
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  • Anderson
  • Miller
  • White
  • Burke

Common first names for Margo

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Margo U.S.
  White 76.19% 64.26%
  African American 2.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.02% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 18.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Margo

People with the last name Margo are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Margo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Margo as well as things modernly associated with the name Margo such as celebrities named Margo.

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Origin and Meaning of Margo

The name "Margo" is of French origin, and it means "Pearl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a phonetic rendering of French Margot.

Margo was also found in the following language(s): Estonian

Notable Persons With the Name Margo

Margo Martindale

Margo Martindale is an actress. She was most prominent from 1987 to present. Margo was born on July 18th, 1951 in Jacksonville, Texas, U.S.

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Margo Harshman

Margo Harshman is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Margo was given the name Margo Cathleen Harshman on March 4th, 1986 in San Diego.

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Margo Stilley

Margo Stilley is an actress and actor. Margo was born on November 20th, 1982 in Conway, South Carolina USA.

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Margo Price

Margo Price is a country music, americana (music), and bluegrass music singer-songwriter. She plays Acoustic guitar, Piano, Drum kit, and Vocals.

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Margo Rey

Margo Rey is a pop music, jazz, and bossa nova singer-songwriter and musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1990. Margo was given the name Margarita Reymundo on October 18th, 1966 in Acapulco. Margo is also known as Margo Reymundo.

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Margo Dydek

Margo Dydek is a basketball player for the Utah Starzz, San Antonio Stars, Connecticut Sun, and Los Angeles Sparks. She was most active from 1998 to 2008. Margo was born on April 28th, 1974 in Warsaw, Poland.

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  • Margo Timmins
    (musician)
  • Margo Smith
    (singing)
  • Margo Jefferson
    (theatre criticism)
  • Margo
    (singing)
  • Margo Lanagan
    (famous person)
  • Margo Ilene Seltzer
    (important individual)
  • Margo Schlanger
    (famous somebody)
  • Margo Glantz
    (leading person)
  • Margo Davis
    (noteworthy human)
  • Margo Alexander
    (businessperson)
  • Margo Vliegenthart
    (important individual)
  • Margo Jennings
    (track and distance coach)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Margo

Margo

Margo was an actress. She was most prominent from 1934 to 1934. Margo was given the name María Marguerita Guadalupe Teresa Estela Bolado Castilla y O'Donnell on May 10th, 1917 in Mexico City. She breathed her last breath on July 17th, 1985.

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Philip Margo

Philip Margo is a leading person. Philip was born on April 1st, 1942 in Brooklyn. Philip is also known as Margo and Phil.

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Mitch Margo

Mitch Margo is a famous person. Mitch was born on May 25th, 1947.

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Cecil Margo

Cecil Margo was a notable somebody. Cecil was born on July 10th, 1915. He passed away on November 19th, 2000.

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Ede Margo

Ede Margo was an influential individual. Ede was born in 1871. He died in 1944.

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George Margo

George Margo was a leading person. George was born in 1915. He passed away in 2002.

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What does the name Margo mean?

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Ris for relax, you know how!

Gis for glamorous, you know what to do!

Ois for original, one of a kind!

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain). U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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