MARGARITA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Маргарита (Russian, Bulgarian)
PRONOUNCED: mahr-gah-REE-tah (Spanish, Russian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Latinate form of MARGARET. This is also a Latin word meaning "pearl" and a Spanish word meaning "daisy flower" (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Rita (Spanish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Margarid, Margarit (Armenian), Margarida (Catalan), Margareta (Croatian), Markéta (Czech), Margareta, Margit, Margrethe, Grete, Grethe, Margarethe, Merete, Meta, Mette, Rita (Danish), Margareta, Margaretha, Margriet, Greet, Greetje, Griet, Margreet (Dutch), Margaret, Margery, Greta, Gretchen, Gretta, Jorie, Madge, Mae, Maggie, Mamie, Margaretta, Marge, Margie, Margo, Marje, Marjorie, Marjory, May, Mayme, Meg, Midge, Peg, Peggie, Peggy, Rita (English), Maret (Estonian), Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margareeta, Reeta, Reetta (Finnish), Marguerite, Margaux, Margot (French), Margarida (Galician), Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Margrit, Meta, Rita (German), Margaréta, Margit, Margita, Gréta, Rita (Hungarian), Margrét (Icelandic), Mairéad (Irish), Margherita, Rita (Italian), Margreet, Greet (Limburgish), Margaid, Paaie (Manx), Meggy (Medieval English), Margareta, Margit, Margrete, Margrethe, Grete, Grethe, Marit, Marita, Meta, Mette, Rita (Norwegian), Margarida (Occitan), Małgorzata, Marzena (Polish), Margarida, Rita (Portuguese), Margareta (Romanian), Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi (Scottish), Margita, Markéta (Slovak), Margareta, Marjeta (Slovene), Margareta, Margit, Greta, Marit, Marita, Märta, Merit, Meta, Rita (Swedish), Marged, Mererid, Mared (Welsh)
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