Margot

First Name
13k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
122
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Margot mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Margot

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

Wiktionary

From French Margot, diminutive of Marguerite (“Margaret”).

  1. A female given name.

Margot was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Estonian, French, German, Norman, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Margot

Margot Robbie is an actress. She was most active from 2007 to present. Margot was given the name Margot Elise Robbie on July 2nd, 1990 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

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Margot Kidder is an actress. She was most active from 1965 to present. Margot was given the name Margaret Ruth Kidder on October 17th, 1948 in Yellowknife.

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Margaux Hemingway was a model and actress. Margaux was given the name Margot Louise Hemingway by her parent Jack Hemingway on February 16th, 1954 in Portland, Oregon, U.S. She died on July 1st, 1996.

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Margot was given the name Margot Betti Frank by her parents Otto Frank and Edith Frank on February 16th, 1926 in Frankfurt.

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Margot Bingham is an actress and singer. She has been prominent since 2010. Margot was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Margot Honecker is a First Lady of German Democratic Republic, Minister of Education, and Council of Ministers of the GDR. Margot was born on April 17th, 1927 in Halle (Saale).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Margot

Pierre Margot is a in the fields of fingerprint and forensic science. Pierre was born on February 25th, 1950 in Delémont.

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How popular is the baby name Margot in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1894 5 5 0
1896 5 5 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 11 11 0
1902 6 6 0
1904 6 6 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 7 7 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 14 14 0
1909 10 10 0
1910 12 12 0
1911 16 16 0
1912 23 23 0
1913 19 19 0
1914 36 36 0
1915 29 29 0
1916 32 32 0
1917 40 40 0
1918 40 40 0
1919 38 38 0
1920 55 55 0
1921 39 39 0
1922 51 51 0
1923 36 36 0
1924 40 40 0
1925 40 40 0
1926 41 41 0
1927 45 45 0
1928 53 53 0
1929 71 71 0
1930 98 98 0
1931 67 67 0
1932 88 88 0
1933 107 107 0
1934 124 124 0
1935 113 113 0
1936 130 130 0
1937 126 126 0
1938 138 138 0
1939 119 119 0
1940 125 125 0
1941 135 135 0
1942 131 131 0
1943 134 134 0
1944 107 107 0
1945 133 133 0
1946 106 106 0
1947 96 96 0
1948 129 129 0
1949 110 110 0
1950 97 97 0
1951 133 133 0
1952 127 127 0
1953 136 136 0
1954 105 105 0
1955 114 114 0
1956 104 104 0
1957 103 103 0
1958 93 93 0
1959 116 116 0
1960 140 140 0
1961 132 132 0
1962 153 153 0
1963 148 148 0
1964 135 135 0
1965 112 112 0
1966 106 106 0
1967 93 93 0
1968 92 92 0
1969 96 96 0
1970 86 86 0
1971 74 74 0
1972 63 63 0
1973 40 40 0
1974 46 46 0
1975 55 55 0
1976 64 64 0
1977 58 58 0
1978 67 67 0
1979 66 66 0
1980 91 91 0
1981 83 83 0
1982 115 115 0
1983 90 90 0
1984 104 104 0
1985 112 112 0
1986 104 104 0
1987 101 101 0
1988 92 92 0
1989 88 88 0
1990 87 87 0
1991 99 99 0
1992 104 104 0
1993 101 101 0
1994 85 85 0
1995 91 91 0
1996 105 105 0
1997 89 89 0
1998 107 107 0
1999 93 93 0
2000 90 90 0
2001 92 92 0
2002 115 115 0
2003 126 126 0
2004 107 107 0
2005 96 96 0
2006 111 111 0
2007 132 132 0
2008 144 144 0
2009 159 159 0
2010 155 155 0
2011 185 185 0
2012 237 237 0
2013 268 268 0
2014 377 377 0
2015 505 505 0
2016 742 742 0
2017 854 854 0

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Popularity of Margot as a first name

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Popularity of Margot as a last name

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Common last names for Margot

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  • Miller
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Margot U.S.
  White 89.34% 64.26%
  African American 4.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Margot

People with the last name Margot are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Margot

  • What name lists does Margot rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Margot? Margot is the 2,204th most popular name of all time. As a last name Margot was the 137,327th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Margot have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,547 babies born with the first name Margot in the United States. That's more than enough people named Margot to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Margot? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Margot first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Margot is Monday, October 14th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Margot born? The highest recorded use of the first name Margot was in 2017 with a total of 854 babies.
  • Random Margot Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Margot ranks 86th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 13 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Margot: Your name in reverse order is Togram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tmorga. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Margot? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 122 people with the last name Margot.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Margot? Margot is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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).
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