US Popularity:321
Margaret is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning “pearl.” With roots throughout Europe, this name can be connected through various countries, languages, and cultures, including German, French, and Hebrew. Many saints, queens, and world leaders all share this classic name, which could be the perfect title to inspire your little ones strong, independent spirit. There’s St. Margaret, the patron saint of expectant women; Queen Margaret of Scotland; and former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, among many well-known figures. Owing to the soft delicacy of its meaning, the name can instill gentle beauty in this otherwise courageous character.

Famous People Named Margaret

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Margaret Hamilton
  • Margaret Mitchell
  • Margaret Smith Court
    Tennis Player
  • Margaret
    Queen Elizabeth and King George VI

Margaret Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Margaret is currently #482 on The Bump
Girl:Margaret is currently #351 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Margaret is currently #321 in U.S. births
Girl:Margaret is currently #132 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 5
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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