Given Name MARGARETA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: mar-ga-RE-ta (German), MAHR-gah-re-tah (Finnish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Cognate of MARGARET.
VARIANTS: Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Margit, Margrit (German), Margit, Marit, Marita, Merit (Swedish), Margit, Margrete, Margrethe, Marit, Marita (Norwegian), Margit, Margrethe, Margarethe (Danish), Marjeta (Slovene), Margaretha, Margreet, Margriet (Dutch), Maarit, Marketta, Margareeta (Finnish)
DIMINUTIVES: Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Meta (German), Greta, Märta, Meta (Swedish), Grete, Grethe, Meta, Mette (Norwegian), Grete, Grethe, Merete, Meta, Mette (Danish), Greet, Greetje, Griet (Dutch), Reeta, Reetta (Finnish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Retha (Afrikaans), Margarid, Margarit (Armenian), Margarita (Bulgarian), Margarida (Catalan), Markéta (Czech), Margaret, Margery, Greta, Gretchen, Gretta, Jorie, Madge, Mae, Maggie, Mamie, Margaretta, Marge, Margie, Margo, Marje, Marjorie, Marjory, May, Mayme, Meg, Megan, Midge, Peg, Peggie, Peggy, Retha, Rita (English), Maret, Margit (Estonian), Marguerite, Margaux, Margot (French), Margarida (Galician), Margarita (Greek), Margalit, Margalita (Hebrew), Margaréta, Margit, Gitta, Gréta, Rita (Hungarian), Margrét, Gréta (Icelandic), Mairéad (Irish), Margherita, Greta, Rita (Italian), Margarita (Late Roman), Margreet, Greet (Limburgish), Margarita, Greta (Lithuanian), Margaid, Paaie (Manx), Meggy (Medieval English), Margarida (Occitan), Małgorzata, Gosia, Małgosia, Marzena (Polish), Margarida, Rita (Portuguese), Margarita (Russian), Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi (Scottish), Margaréta, Margita, Markéta (Slovak), Margarita, Rita (Spanish), Marged, Mererid, Mared, Megan (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Margaréta

Categories

gemstones, nature, Swedish royal family, underwater, white
Entry updated July 2, 2017