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Margaret Name Meaning and Origin

Margaret Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Pearl, precious, child of light

Name Origin


The name Margaret means 'pearl' in Greek. It also has roots in Latin, meaning 'precious' or 'child of light'. The name has a strong and timeless quality with connotations of beauty and purity.

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Margaret Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Margaret is easy to pronounce with a clear and smooth flow of syllables.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Margaret has a rhythmic flow with emphasis on the first syllable, making it pleasant to the ear.

Famous People Named Margaret

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● Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is a renowned Canadian author known for her novels such as 'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'Alias Grace'. She has received numerous awards for her literary contributions.

● Margaret Colin

Margaret Colin is an American actress who has appeared in films and TV shows such as 'Independence Day' and 'Gossip Girl'. She has received critical acclaim for her performances.

● Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho is an American comedian, actress, and author known for her stand-up comedy work and television shows. She is also an advocate for LGBTQ rights and social issues.

Margaret Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Margaret

The name Margaret has no inherent negative connotations or associations with negative characters. It is a classic and respected name with historical significance.

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