Name: Marjorie

Origin and Meaning of the Name Marjorie

  • Meaning:
    Pearl
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Pearl
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAR jor ee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Marjorie

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Usual modern spelling of Margery.

    It seems to have arisen as the result of popular etymological association of the name with that of the herb marjoram. This word is of uncertain origin; its Middle English and Old French form was majorane, without the first -r-.

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