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Name Margarita

Meaning:the pearlTools:

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About the name Margarita in particular

Languages of use:Spanish
Topics:Asteroid 310 Margarita
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Margareta, Margarida, Margaritha, Margaret, Margarete, Margaretha, Margherita, Margrit, Margrith, Margritha     Details
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About Margarete, the group of names with the same origin as Margarita

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:Greta, Gréta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Grethe, Grit, Gritli, Gritt, Gritta, Maarit, Maegan, Maggie, Maggy, Magret, Mairead, Maisie, Maisy, Malgorzata, Marga, Margaret, Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Margarida, Margarita, Margaritha, Margaux, Marge, Margery, Margherita, Margie, Margit, Margitta, Margot, Margret, Margrét, Margrete, Margreth, Margrethe, Margrit, Margrith, Margritha, Margrjet, Marguerite, Marit, Marjorie, Markéta, Märta, Meagan, Meaghan, Meg, Megan, Megane, Meggy, Meghan, Merete, Meta, Peggy, Reta, Rita   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Margarita

Bulgaria prevalence 2011 13
Chile prevalence 2010 9
Ecuador prevalence 2013 49
MexicoGraph2011 702009 89
Mexico prevalence 2008 5
Peru prevalence 2015 23
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 513,  1980-1989 473
USA yearlyGraph2006 946,  2005 921,  2004 929,  2003 843,  2002 731,  2001 690,  2000 653,  1999 641,  1998 609,  1997 514,  1996 511,  1995 526,  1994 487,  1993 482
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