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Name Group Margarete

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Group info:
Meaning/translation:the pearl
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:known in the Middle Ages as the name of Saint Margaret of Antioch (3th/4th century AD)
 the greek word margarites might come from a Persian word with the meaning child of light (from a belief that a pearl is a drop of dew transformed by moonlight)
Words:margarites = the pearl  Old Greek
Topics:14 Holy Helpers
Variants' top ranks:1:Margaret England+Wales 1944,  3:Megan England+Wales 1998,  4:Marit Norway 2015,  4:Malgorzata Poland 2012,  5:Margareta Sweden 2014,  5:Margarita Mexico 2008,  7:Rita Belgium 2013,  7:Greta Italy 2014,  7:Margrethe Greenland 2011,  8:Margit Hungary 2014
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
GermanGreta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Grethe, Grit, Gritli, Gritt, Gritta, Magret, Marga, Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Margot, Margret, Margreth, Margrit, Margrith, Meta, Reta, Rita 
ItalianMargherita, Rita 
DutchMargritha 
PortugueseMargarida 
FrenchMargaux, Margot, Marguerite, Megane 
SpanishMargarita, Margaritha, Rita 
ScandinavianGreta, Grethe, Margareta, Margaretha, Margit, Margitta, Margrete, Margrethe, Marit, Märta, Merete 
EnglishGreta, Maegan, Maggie, Maggy, Maisie, Maisy, Margaret, Marge, Margery, Margie, Marjorie, Meagan, Meaghan, Meg, Megan, Meggy, Meghan, Peggy 
Swiss GermanGritli 
CzechMarkéta 
WelshMegan 
ScottishMairead, Maisie 
FinnishMaarit 
HungarianGréta 
SlavicMargareta, Margaretha 
PolishMalgorzata 
IcelandicMargrét, Margrjet 
Name variants:

62 female name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
GretaGerman, Scandinavian, English
GrétaHungarian
GretchenGerman
GreteGerman
GretelGerman
GretheGerman, Scandinavian
GritGerman
GritliGerman, Swiss German
GrittGerman
GrittaGerman
MaaritFinnish
MaeganEnglish
MaggieEnglish
MaggyEnglish
MagretGerman
MaireadScottish
MaisieEnglish, Scottish
MaisyEnglish
MalgorzataPolish
MargaGerman
MargaretEnglish
MargaretaGerman, Scandinavian, Slavic
MargareteGerman
MargarethaGerman, Scandinavian, Slavic
MargaretheGerman
MargaridaPortuguese
MargaritaSpanish
MargarithaSpanish
MargauxFrench
MargeEnglish
MargeryEnglish
MargheritaItalian
MargieEnglish
MargitScandinavian
MargittaScandinavian
MargotGerman, French
MargretGerman
MargrétIcelandic
MargreteScandinavian
MargrethGerman
MargretheScandinavian
MargritGerman
MargrithGerman
MargrithaDutch
MargrjetIcelandic
MargueriteFrench
MaritScandinavian
MarjorieEnglish
MarkétaCzech
MärtaScandinavian
MeaganEnglish
MeaghanEnglish
MegEnglish
MeganEnglish, Welsh
MeganeFrench
MeggyEnglish
MeghanEnglish
MereteScandinavian
MetaGerman
PeggyEnglish
RetaGerman
RitaGerman, Spanish, Italian