Margret

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Margrét [1] [2] [3]

2) Short form of Margreta and Margrete [4] [5] [6] [3]

3) English short form of Margaret [7]

Related Names

Margret
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Margreth
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Magret

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Margret
Genitive: Margrets
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Margret
Accusative: Margret
Dative: Margret
Genitive: Margretar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Margret
Genitive: Margretin
Partitive: Margretia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Margret
Accusative: Margreti/Margretu
Dative: Margreti/Margretu
Genitive: Margretar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Margret
Genitive: Margrets
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Margret
Genitive: Margrets

Name Day

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

20 July

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: earlier: MAHR-greht, modern: mahr-GREHT

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
571 2512 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
161 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
76 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
11 24 0 0
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 82 0 0
  #: 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Margret.

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [12]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  5. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi