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Girl Name: Marjorie

Name: Marjorie
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rjo-rie, mar-jorie\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Greek
Related Names: Maisie
Sounds Like: Marjori, Margerita, Margeret, Margerey
Variant forms: Marcharie, Marge, Margeree, Margery, Margerie, Margery, Margey, Margi, Margie, Margy, Marja, Marje, Marjerie, Marjery, Marji, Marjie, Marjorey, Marjory, Marjy
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 128

Description

Marjorie \m(a)-rjo-rie, mar-jorie\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAR-jor-ee. It is of English origin. Variant of the French Margery, from Margaret (Greek) "pearl". Brought to England in the 12th century as Margery, and used steadily until a late 19th-century revival. Literary: The name was made famous by Herman Wouk's "Marjorie Morningstar". See also Marjo.

Marjorie has 19 variant forms: Marcharie, Marge, Margeree, Margery, Margerie, Margery, Margey, Margi, Margie, Margy, Marja, Marje, Marjerie, Marjery, Marji, Marjie, Marjorey, Marjory and Marjy.

For more information, see also the related name Maisie.

Baby names that sound like Marjorie are Marjori, Margerita, Margeret and Margerey.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Marjorie.

Popularity

Marjorie is a very popular first name for women (#128 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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