Margaret

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

English form of Margareta [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Margaret
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Margareth
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Margarett
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish

See also: Maggie, Mairéad, Maisi, Mamie, Margery, Margret, Meg

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Margaretarson Iceland

Female

Margaretardóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see MARG (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Margaret
Genitive: Margarets
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Margaret
Genitive: Margaretin
Partitive: Margaretia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Margaret
Accusative: Margaret
Dative: Margareti
Genitive: Margaretar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Margaret
Genitive: Margarets
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Margaret
Genitive: Margarets

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
498 2436 498 2436 0 0
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
893
n.a.
893 0 0
Denmark Denmark[11]
272
n.a.
272
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
14 28
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
1001
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[14]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Margaret (f)


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/