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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Margolis

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  • A user from Ohio, United States says the name Margolis is of Greek origin and means "Pearl".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Margolis

Mark Margolis is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1959. Mark was born on November 26th, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Laura Margolis is an actress. Laura was born on July 16th, 1973 in Chicago.


Joseph was born on May 16th, 1924 in Newark, New Jersey.


Jim Margolis is a senior partner, gmmb, inc., and null. Jim was given the name James David Margolis on April 30th, 1955 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Reid Speed is a dubstep, drum, bass, trap music, and electro house record producer and disc jockey. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Reid was given the name Reid Margolis .


Gwen Margolis is a Member of the Florida Senate from the 35th district, Miami-Dade County Commissioner, Member of the Florida Senate from the 37th district, Member of the Florida House of Representatives, Member of theFlorida Senatefrom the 35th district, Member of theFlori. Gwen was born on October 4th, 1934 in Philadelphia.


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Popularity of Margolis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Margolis U.S.
  White 95.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Margolis

People with the last name Margolis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Margolis

  • How Popular is the name Margolis? As a last name Margolis was the 7,912th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Margolis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Margolis is Monday, April 23rd, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Margolis? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Margolis. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Margolis: Your name in reverse order is Silogram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iomsargl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Margolis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,181 people with the last name Margolis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Margolis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Margolis as their last name.

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