Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. MAHR-gah-reh-tah(Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Finnish and Estonian variant form of MARGARET.

Related Names

VariantsMaarit, Margareta, Marketta(Finnish) Maret, Margit, Merit(Estonian)
DiminutivesReeta, Reetta(Finnish) Mare, Marge, Reet(Estonian)
Other Languages & CulturesRetha(Afrikaans) Margarid, Margarit(Armenian) Marharyta(Belarusian) Margarita(Bulgarian) Margarida(Catalan) Margareta(Croatian) Gita, Margita, Markéta(Czech) Grete, Grethe, Margit, Margrethe, Merete, Meta, Mette, Rita(Danish) Greet, Greetje, Griet, Marga, Margaretha, Margreet, Margriet, Marit(Dutch) Greta, Gretchen, Gretta, Jorie, Madge, Mae, Maggie, Mamie, Margaret, Margaretta, Marge, Margery, Margie, Margo, Marje, Marjorie, Marjory, May, Mayme, Meg, Megan, Midge, Peg, Peggie, Peggy, Retha, Rita(English) Maisie, Maisy(English (British)) Margaux, Margot, Marguerite(French) Margarida(Galician) Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Marga, Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Margit, Margitta, Margrit, Meta, Rita(German) Margarita(Greek) Margalit, Margalita(Hebrew) Gitta, Gréta, Margaréta, Margit, Rita(Hungarian) Gréta, Margrét(Icelandic) Mairéad(Irish) Greta, Margherita, Rita(Italian) Margarita(Late Roman) Margarita, Rita(Latvian) Greet, Margreet(Limburgish) Greta, Margarita, Rita(Lithuanian) Margaid, Paaie(Manx) Meggy(Medieval English) Grete, Grethe, Margit, Margrete, Margrethe, Marit, Marita, Mette, Rita(Norwegian) Margarida(Occitan) Gosia, Greta, Małgorzata, Małgosia, Marzena(Polish) Margarida, Rita(Portuguese) Margareta(Romanian) Margarita(Russian) Maighread, Mairead, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi(Scottish) Margaréta, Margita(Slovak) Margareta, Marjeta(Slovene) Margarita, Rita(Spanish) Greta, Margareta, Margaretha, Margit, Marit, Marita, Märta, Merit, Meta, Rita(Swedish) Marharyta(Ukrainian) Mared, Marged, Megan, Mererid(Welsh)

Name Days

Estonia: July 13
Finland: July 20

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Entry updated May 29, 2020