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Popularity
93k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Marguerite

Girls
Boys
Similar Names
1.2m Margaret (English)
39k Margarita (Spanish)
< 1k Margrit (German)
< 1k Margreet (Netherlands)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 48 48 0
1881 52 52 0
1882 52 52 0
1883 70 70 0
1884 95 95 0
1885 86 86 0
1886 125 125 0
1887 178 178 0
1888 235 235 0
1889 315 315 0
1890 442 442 0 #96 girl name
1891 511 511 0 #84 girl name
1892 535 535 0 #91 girl name
1893 638 638 0 #79 girl name
1894 624 624 0 #83 girl name
1895 680 680 0 #81 girl name
1896 725 725 0 #78 girl name
1897 728 728 0 #78 girl name
1898 800 800 0 #79 girl name
1899 693 693 0 #83 girl name
1900 786 786 0 #86 girl name
1901 699 699 0 #83 girl name
1902 695 695 0 #90 girl name
1903 667 667 0 #91 girl name
1904 684 684 0 #94 girl name
1905 753 753 0 #90 girl name
1906 791 791 0 #89 girl name
1907 894 888 6 #87 girl name
1908 913 913 0 #88 girl name
1909 1,036 1,036 0 #81 girl name
1910 1,086 1,086 0 #84 girl name
1911 1,113 1,113 0 #87 girl name
1912 1,620 1,620 0 #79 girl name
1913 1,827 1,822 5 #78 girl name
1914 2,055 2,050 5 #84 girl name
1915 2,687 2,687 0 #84 girl name
1916 3,039 3,034 5 #78 girl name
1917 3,161 3,161 0 #78 girl name
1918 3,256 3,251 5 #86 girl name
1919 2,841 2,835 6 #96 girl name
1920 3,059 3,054 5 #93 girl name
1921 2,897 2,897 0 #98 girl name
1922 2,657 2,657 0
1923 2,358 2,358 0
1924 2,247 2,247 0
1925 2,068 2,060 8
1926 1,877 1,871 6
1927 1,700 1,694 6
1928 1,583 1,583 0
1929 1,371 1,361 10
1930 1,298 1,289 9
1931 1,191 1,191 0
1932 1,005 1,000 5
1933 895 895 0
1934 938 933 5
1935 829 829 0
1936 792 792 0
1937 806 806 0
1938 825 825 0
1939 772 767 5
1940 757 757 0
1941 782 777 5
1942 813 813 0
1943 846 846 0
1944 762 762 0
1945 692 692 0
1946 800 800 0
1947 853 853 0
1948 915 915 0
1949 900 900 0
1950 904 904 0
1951 854 849 5
1952 841 841 0
1953 831 831 0
1954 789 789 0
1955 720 720 0
1956 654 654 0
1957 680 680 0
1958 609 609 0
1959 557 557 0
1960 518 518 0
1961 507 507 0
1962 462 462 0
1963 383 383 0
1964 389 389 0
1965 361 361 0
1966 292 292 0
1967 228 228 0
1968 193 193 0
1969 175 175 0
1970 187 187 0
1971 127 127 0
1972 127 127 0
1973 115 115 0
1974 105 105 0
1975 119 119 0
1976 113 113 0
1977 104 104 0
1978 100 100 0
1979 97 97 0
1980 90 90 0
1981 114 114 0
1982 91 91 0
1983 123 123 0
1984 121 121 0
1985 113 113 0
1986 117 117 0
1987 130 130 0
1988 129 129 0
1989 125 125 0
1990 124 124 0
1991 134 134 0
1992 108 108 0
1993 95 95 0
1994 134 134 0
1995 120 120 0
1996 112 112 0
1997 110 110 0
1998 114 114 0
1999 106 106 0
2000 112 112 0
2001 107 107 0
2002 101 101 0
2003 106 106 0
2004 103 103 0
2005 74 74 0
2006 84 84 0
2007 82 82 0
2008 89 89 0
2009 71 71 0
2010 77 77 0
2011 67 67 0
2012 67 67 0
2013 72 72 0
2014 74 74 0
2015 79 79 0

Fun Facts about the name Marguerite

  • How many people with the first name Marguerite have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 93,339 babies born with the first name Marguerite in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marguerite to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marguerite? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 48 new born babies.
  • When was Marguerite first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marguerite is Sunday, March 3rd, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Marguerite born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marguerite was in 1918 with a total of 3,251 babies. That's a lot of babies named Marguerite!
  • Random Marguerite Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marguerite ranks 91st in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 269 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Marguerite: Your name in reverse order is Etireugram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iereugrtam. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Marguerite as a first name

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Common last names for Marguerite

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Clark
  • Anderson
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • White
  • Taylor
  • Murphy
  • Thomas
  • King
  • Young
  • Robinson

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Marguerite

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mar"gue*rite
The daisy (Bellis perennis). The name is often applied also to the ox-eye daisy and to the China aster.

Etymology: F., a pearl, a daisy. See Margarite

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Perennial subshrub of the Canary Islands having usually pale yellow daisylike flowers; often included in genus Chrysanthemum
  2. Tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers; widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum

French equivalent of Margaret, ultimately from Greek "pearl". The name has also been adopted for a cultivated daisy.

  1. A female given name borrowed from France in the 1860s.

Marguerite was also found in the following language(s): French and Norman

Marguerite Moreau

Marguerite Moreau is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Marguerite was born in 1977 as Marguerite C. Moreau in Riverside, California.

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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou is a poet, civil rights activist, dancer, and film producer. Maya was born in 1928 as Marguerite Annie Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

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Marguerite de Brauw

Marguerite was born in 1973.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Marguerite

Marguerite Casey Foundation
Marguerite Duras
Marguerite Hair Braiding
Marguerite Lathan
Marguerite Roza
Marguerite L. Whitley
Marguerite Yourcenar
Marguerite Henry
Marguerite Perrin
Marguerite Whitley

Alternative Meanings

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Ais for angelic, a truly pure heart

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Gis for golden, memories you share.

Uis for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Eis for early, promptness is a virtue

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Tis for treasure, of your friendship.

Eis for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

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