Name Marguerite - Meaning and origin

Name Marguerite - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Ancient, French, Persians

Meaning of the name:

From Persian Margiritis, "pearl".


The former Queen of France Marguerite de Provence (1221-1270), French pianist Marguerite Long (1874-1966), French writer, playwright, director and screenwriter Marguerite Duras (1914-1996), French pianist and composer Marguerite Monnot (1903-1961), the French tennis player Marguerite Broquedis (1893-1983), the French actress Marguerite Moreno (1871-1948) and the French and American letter woman Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-1987).

More than twenty saints took this name. St. Margaret of Antioch killed a dragon by strangling him with a girdle and told his mission to Joan of Arc from heaven. But the Catholic Church has retained as patron saint a Queen of Scotland of the eleventh century, wife of Malcom III, who reformed the clergy and founded a monastery near Edinburgh.

His character :

Clever and sometimes cunning, Marguerite is an unpredictable person. She knows how to get out of delicate situations thanks to her quick wit. Active and dynamic, she likes to be useful and to serve others. She is admired for her sense of responsibility and hospitality. Lively and cheerful, she always finds something good in every human being. Although she is always optimistic, she knows to be realistic and not easily influenced. Thanks to his excellent sense of observation, nothing escapes him, especially as regards the personality of others. She manages to guess the character of a person after a single contact. His intuition is also for many.


Margaret, Meg, Peggy, Grethel, Rita, Maggie.

His party :

The Marguerite is celebrated on November 16th.

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