Gender Feminine
Scripts Маргарита(Russian, Bulgarian) Μαργαρίτα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. mar-gha-REE-ta(Spanish)
mər-gu-RYEE-tə(Russian)
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Meaning & History

Latinate form of Margaret. This is also the Spanish word for the daisy flower (species Bellis perennis, Leucanthemum vulgare and others).

Related Names

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

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Croatia: August 30
Greece: January 25
Greece: September 1
Latvia: July 13
Lithuania: February 22
Lithuania: April 10
Lithuania: June 10
Lithuania: October 16
Russia: July 30
Spain: January 18
Spain: October 16
Spain: November 16

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Entry updated May 29, 2020