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Marjorie is a Medieval baby name that dates back to the more tropical option, Margarita. It was a top 25 name for several years in the early twentieth century. Marjorie is no longer a top 1,000 option, but it is a top 2,200 name at rank 2,117.

Meaning of the name Marjorie:

Scottish: pearl

Origin of the name Marjorie:

The baby name Marjorie came about in Medieval times. It is a variation of the name Margery. Marjery came out in Medieval times as a form of Margaret, which comes from the Latin, Margarita. Margarita comes from the ancient Greek word “margarites.”

Symbolism of the name Marjorie:

The baby name Marjorie dates back to the ancient name, Margaret, which first existed in the fourth century. Margaret is a form of Margarita, which is a variation of the word “margarites.” “Margarites” translates to “pearl” in English.

Style of the name Marjorie:

Traditional

Gender of the name Marjorie:

Marjorie is an old-fashioned name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Marjorie:

MAHR-juh-ree

Number of syllables in the name Marjorie:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Marjorie:

Marjorie feels mature and vintage. It is a strong and refined name option.

Alternative spellings for the name Marjorie:

  • Marjory 
  • Marjery
  • Marjerie
  • Marjoari
  • Marjoary
  • Marjorei
  • Marjerie
  • Marjeree
  • Marjoree

Nicknames for the name Marjorie:

  • Marge
  • Marj
  • Jorie
  • Jo
  • Jojo
  • Mar
  • Maggie 
  • Majoy
  • MJ

Popularity of the name Marjorie:

The baby name Marjorie was a top 100 option in America from 1904 to 1945. Within that time, it was a top 25 option from 1920 to 1927, ranking highest at number 16 from 1921 to 1923. 2017 was the last year Marjorie was a top 1,000 option, coming in at number 940.

Related names for the name Marjorie:

Great middle names for Marjorie and their meanings:

  • Rose (rose, a flower)
  • Ada (nobility)
  • Pearl (precious, smooth and round bead)
  • Beatriz (brings joy, she who brings happiness, blessed)
  • Ayla (oak tree, halo, moonlight)
  • Fleur (flower)
  • Laine (wave)
  • Emma (whole, universal)

Famous people with the name Marjorie:

Marjories in popular culture:

  • Marjorie Simpson (character from “The Simpsons”)
  • Marjorie Ferrar (character from “The Silver Spoon”)
  • Marjorie Yrarier (character from “Grass”)
  • Marjorie Pickthall (character from “Ghost Town”)
  • Marjorie Dursley (character from “Harry Potter”)
  • Marjorie (character from “Private Practice”)