Marjorie

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marjorie

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

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  1. A female given name, variant of Margery.

Notable Persons Named Marjorie

Markie Post is an actress. She was most active from 1978 to 1978. Markie was given the name Marjorie Armstrong Post on November 4th, 1950 in Palo Alto, California, U.S.

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Marjorie Merriweather Post was a postum cereal company owner, general foods founder; philanthropist, socialite, post foods, general foods, postum cereal companyowner, and general foodsfounder; philanthropist. Marjorie was born on March 15th, 1887 in Springfield, Illinois. She passed away on September 12th, 1973.

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Marjorie was born on November 18th, 1922. She died on April 20th, 1992.

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Marge Champion is a dancer, choreographer, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1930 to present. Marge was given the name Marjorie Celeste Belcher on September 2nd, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Marjorie Main was an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 1916 to 1959. Marjorie was given the name Mary Tomlinson on February 24th, 1890 in Acton, Indiana, U.S. She breathed her last breath on April 10th, 1975.

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Her career lasted from 1946 to 1986. Marjorie was given the name Marjorie Lee Eaton on February 5th, 1901 in Oakland, California. Marjorie is also known as Marjorie Morley Eaton, Marjorie M. Eaton, Eaton, Marjorie Lee, Marjorie Morley, and Marjorie M.. She died on April 21st, 1986.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marjorie

Marjorie was born on September 9th, 1914 in Tennessee. She passed away on October 19th, 1979.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 16 16 0
1881 15 15 0
1882 40 40 0
1883 48 48 0
1884 45 45 0
1885 59 59 0
1886 83 83 0
1887 73 73 0
1888 118 118 0
1889 157 157 0
1890 181 181 0
1891 195 195 0
1892 242 242 0
1893 233 233 0
1894 269 269 0
1895 349 349 0
1896 387 387 0
1897 410 410 0
1898 457 457 0
1899 448 448 0
1900 601 601 0
1901 480 480 0
1902 543 543 0
1903 511 511 0
1904 639 639 0 #96 girl name
1905 712 712 0 #96 girl name
1906 728 728 0 #93 girl name
1907 787 787 0 #92 girl name
1908 950 942 8 #85 girl name
1909 1,082 1,082 0 #77 girl name
1910 1,397 1,391 6 #68 girl name
1911 1,722 1,722 0 #59 girl name
1912 2,476 2,468 8 #56 girl name
1913 2,931 2,922 9 #48 girl name
1914 3,720 3,710 10 #45 girl name
1915 5,130 5,119 11 #39 girl name
1916 5,874 5,866 8 #37 girl name
1917 6,404 6,399 5 #36 girl name
1918 7,537 7,517 20 #34 girl name
1919 7,347 7,335 12 #33 girl name
1920 8,679 8,659 20 #24 girl name
1921 11,228 11,208 20 #16 girl name
1922 10,400 10,385 15 #16 girl name
1923 10,236 10,218 18 #16 girl name
1924 10,090 10,070 20 #17 girl name
1925 9,330 9,307 23 #21 girl name
1926 8,665 8,641 24 #22 girl name
1927 8,137 8,114 23 #25 girl name
1928 7,672 7,634 38 #29 girl name
1929 7,001 6,985 16 #30 girl name
1930 6,659 6,633 26 #32 girl name
1931 5,909 5,881 28 #34 girl name
1932 5,625 5,607 18 #37 girl name
1933 5,053 5,043 10 #40 girl name
1934 4,988 4,972 16 #41 girl name
1935 4,492 4,482 10 #46 girl name
1936 4,289 4,279 10 #49 girl name
1937 4,104 4,091 13 #57 girl name
1938 4,328 4,317 11 #53 girl name
1939 3,915 3,907 8 #60 girl name
1940 3,695 3,682 13 #64 girl name
1941 3,533 3,517 16 #71 girl name
1942 3,637 3,624 13 #74 girl name
1943 3,619 3,607 12 #79 girl name
1944 3,223 3,217 6 #85 girl name
1945 2,930 2,930 0 #94 girl name
1946 3,041 3,041 0
1947 3,459 3,449 10
1948 3,055 3,048 7
1949 2,785 2,785 0
1950 2,699 2,699 0
1951 2,586 2,586 0
1952 2,527 2,522 5
1953 2,546 2,539 7
1954 2,231 2,224 7
1955 1,971 1,971 0
1956 1,888 1,882 6
1957 1,589 1,589 0
1958 1,440 1,440 0
1959 1,491 1,483 8
1960 1,346 1,346 0
1961 1,312 1,312 0
1962 1,375 1,375 0
1963 1,282 1,282 0
1964 1,188 1,188 0
1965 975 975 0
1966 846 846 0
1967 799 794 5
1968 729 724 5
1969 669 669 0
1970 635 635 0
1971 567 567 0
1972 453 453 0
1973 431 431 0
1974 409 409 0
1975 395 390 5
1976 356 356 0
1977 381 381 0
1978 370 370 0
1979 347 347 0
1980 338 333 5
1981 349 349 0
1982 351 351 0
1983 297 297 0
1984 272 272 0
1985 260 260 0
1986 279 279 0
1987 252 252 0
1988 261 261 0
1989 253 253 0
1990 219 219 0
1991 234 234 0
1992 235 235 0
1993 191 191 0
1994 187 187 0
1995 181 181 0
1996 136 136 0
1997 126 126 0
1998 148 148 0
1999 115 115 0
2000 107 107 0
2001 97 97 0
2002 94 94 0
2003 123 123 0
2004 139 139 0
2005 129 129 0
2006 119 119 0
2007 114 114 0
2008 129 129 0
2009 122 122 0
2010 129 129 0
2011 115 115 0
2012 130 130 0
2013 281 281 0
2014 387 387 0
2015 351 351 0
2016 295 295 0

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Popularity of Marjorie as a first name

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Common last names for Marjorie

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Martin
  • Clark
  • Thomas
  • Nelson
  • Hall
  • Young
  • King

Fun Facts about the name Marjorie

  • How Popular is the name Marjorie? Marjorie is the 270th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Marjorie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 272,551 babies born with the first name Marjorie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marjorie to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marjorie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 16 new born babies.
  • When was Marjorie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marjorie is Thursday, May 11th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Marjorie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marjorie was in 1921 with a total of 11,208 babies. That's a lot of babies named Marjorie!
  • Random Marjorie Factoid: According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marjorie ranks 53rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 29 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1932.
  • Weird things about the name Marjorie: Your name in reverse order is Eirojram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ijrormea. How do you pronounce that?

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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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