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Gender: Female Meaning of Margery: "pearl" Origin of Margery: Medieval variation of Margaret

The name Margery is a girl's name meaning "pearl". Margery and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

An old royal name in England and Scotland that's also spelled Marjorie. Popular in the Middle Ages and Tudor period, it was revived at the end of the 19th century, peaked in 1921 and dropped off the list in 1958, enough time to be reconsidered as a Margaret alternative. The name Margery Daw is familiar via the seesaw nursery rhyme and Margery Williams wrote the children's classic The Velveteen Rabbit..

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Comments

Daiseymae Says:

2017-05-04T19:37:39

Agreed.

Jessica Says:

2017-02-28T05:50:30

I agree, Marjorie is a much better spelling.

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-02-25T00:34:56

We had a budgie called Madge. 😃

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-02-25T00:34:00

I think I slightly prefer the Marjorie spelling, for that reason. It is a beautiful vintage name, though.

Liberty_Bell Says:

2016-05-27T08:44:42

Cute

Michaela Says:

2015-12-03T20:13:20

Margery or Marjorie? It's very difficult to choose...

SoDallas3 Says:

2015-04-30T05:00:37

Part of me love this name for it's vintage feel and another part is reminded of margarine.

Catastroffy Says:

2015-01-24T16:23:34

I quite like this name, with Midge or Madge as diminutives.