Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. mur-gu-REE-du(European Portuguese) mar-ga-REE-du(Brazilian Portuguese) mər-gə-REE-də(Catalan)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Portuguese, Galician, Catalan and Occitan form of Margaret. Also in these languages, this is the common word for the daisy flower (species Bellis perennis, Leucanthemum vulgare and others).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRetha(Afrikaans) Margarita(Albanian) Margarid, Margarit(Armenian) Marharyta(Belarusian) Margarita(Bulgarian) Margareta(Croatian) 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, Margret, 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) Maarit, Margareta, Marketta, Margareeta, Reeta, Reetta(Finnish) Marguerite, Margaux, Margot, Mégane(French) Margareta, Margarete, Margarethe, Margit, Margitta, Margret, Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Madita, Marga, Margaretha, Margrit, Meta, Rita(German) 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) Małgorzata, Gosia, Greta, Małgosia, Marzena(Polish) Margareta(Romanian) Margarita(Russian) Maisie(Scottish) Maighread, Mairead, Marsaili, Peigi(Scottish Gaelic) Margaréta, Margita(Slovak) Margareta, Marjeta, Meta(Slovene) Margarita, Rita(Spanish) Margareta, Margit, Greta, Madicken, Margaretha, Marit, Marita, Märta, Märtha, Merit, Meta, Rita(Swedish) Marharyta(Ukrainian) Marged, Mererid, Mared, Megan(Welsh)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020