Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. mar-ga-REH-ta(German)
MAHR-gah-reh-tah(Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Form of Margaret in several languages.

Related Names

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

Name Days

Austria: October 16
Austria: November 16
Croatia: January 18
Croatia: February 22
Croatia: June 10
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Croatia: July 20
Croatia: October 16
Croatia: November 16
Norway: July 20
Sweden: July 20

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Entry updated November 20, 2020