Margaret

Origin/Usage
Greek
EDITOR LISTS
Aristocrat
Pronunciation
MAHR-grit/MAHR-gə-rit
Meaning
Pearl

More info about the name "Margaret"

Margaret originates in Greek language and means "pearl". It is derived from the Greek word margarites. One of the most famous bearers of this name is probably the former Conservative Prime Minister of the UK Margaret Thatcher, nicknamed the "Iron Lady". The name has become popular again recently after decrease in usage within the 20th century and currently is one of the most popular feminine given names in the United States.

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'Margaret' in Movies

The Crown

Princess Margaret

Once Upon a Time

Mary Margaret Blanchard

True Detective

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M*A*S*H

Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Margaret Hodgson

Arachnophobia (1990)

Margaret Hollins

The West Wing

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Boardwalk Empire

Margaret Thompson

Journey's End (2017)

Margaret

The Nanny

Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield

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