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Meaning & History

Danish and Norwegian form of MARGARET. This is the name of the current queen of Denmark (1940-).
VariantsMargareta, Margit, Margarethe Danish Margareta, Margit, Margrete, Marit, Marita Norwegian
DiminutivesGrete, Grethe, Merete, Meta, Mette Danish Grete, Grethe, Meta, Mette Norwegian
Other Languages & CulturesRetha Afrikaans Margarid, Margarit Armenian Margarita Bulgarian Margarida Catalan Margareta Croatian Markéta Czech 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, Megan, Midge, Peg, Peggie, Peggy, Retha, Rita English Maret, Margit Estonian Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margareeta, Reeta, Reetta Finnish Marguerite, Margaux, Margot French Margarida Galician Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Margit, Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Margrit, Meta, Rita German 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 Margareta Romanian Margarita Russian Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi Scottish Margaréta, Margita, Markéta Slovak Margareta, Marjeta Slovene Margarita, Rita Spanish Margareta, Margit, Greta, Marit, Marita, Märta, Merit, Meta, Rita Swedish Marged, Mererid, Mared, Megan Welsh

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Entry updated March 14, 2016   Contribute