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Margaret

From the Shakespearean play Much Ado About Nothing. Also the name of Queen Elizabeth’s spirited only sister and the name of several Queens of Scotland. Meaning both “pearl” and “daisy,” Margaret is open to the adorable nickname, Mags.

Origin

  • Greek: Pearl; Medieval virgin Saint Margaret was beloved in many cultures.
  • Irish

Syllables

3

Alternate Spellings

Margerie

Famous Namesakes

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, author Margaret Mead, Actress Meg Ryan, author Margaret Atwood

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