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Marjory is a vintage-sounding baby name with a sense of formality. It is ultimately a variation of the more popular Margaret, which originated before Medieval times. Currently, Marjory is only a top 18,000 baby name option at rank 17,770.

Meaning of the name Marjory:

English: pearl
Greek: pearl

Origin of the name Marjory:

Marjory is a spelling variation of the more popular name option, Marjorie. Marjorie was the Medieval form of Margery, a variation of Margaret. Margaret itself comes from the Latin name Margarita, which is a variation of the Greek word “margarites.”

Symbolism of the name Marjory:

Marjory means “pearl” as it has the same meaning as the Medieval name, Margery. Both of these baby names are variations of Margaret, a play on the Greek word “margarites.” “Margarites” directly translates to “pearl.”

Style of the name Marjory:

Traditional

Gender of the name Marjory:

Marjory is a kind-hearted baby name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Marjory:

MAHR-juh-ree

Number of syllables in the name Marjory:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Marjory:

Marjory is a wholesome and mature baby name. It is formal and natural.

Alternative spellings for the name Marjory:

  • Marjorie 
  • Marjoreigh
  • Marjori
  • Marjoari
  • Marjoary
  • Marjoree
  • Marjorei

Nicknames for the name Marjory:

Popularity of the name Marjory:

Marjory was a top 1,000 baby name in America in the twentieth century until 1950. It was number 966 in that last year that it was on the Social Security Popularity Index. Marjory did best in 1922 when it was at rank 383. As of 2021, Marjory is a top 18,000 option.

Related names for the name Marjory:

Great middle names for Marjory and their meanings:

  • Alice (noble, nobility)
  • iris (rainbow)
  • Pearl (smooth and round bead, precious)
  • Rhea (flowing)
  • Rose (rose, a flower)
  • Emma (whole, universal)
  • Sybil (seer, oracle, prophetess)
  • Belle (beautiful)

Famous people with the name Marjory:

  • Marjory Douglas (journalist, activist)
  • Marjory Stephenson (biochemist)
  • Marjory Wentworth (poet)
  • Marjory Collins (photojournalist during World War 2)

Marjorys in popular culture:

  • Marjory Kerr (character from “In Freedom's Cause”)
  • Marjory Razorblade (name of an album made by Kevin Coyne)