Margo

Margo - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Margo, meaning pearl, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1946. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Margo and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Margo? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Margo. The baby girl name Margo was given to 12 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3714 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 117,771 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Margo peaked in popularity 68 years ago in 1951 on position 291.



Famous with this name

Margo Martindale
Margo Harshman
Margo Baxley


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Rating: 5/5 (6 people)


Margo is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Margo is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #1,101 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,359.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Margo is where you live.


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Margo origin and meaning

Margo is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pearl. To see famous people named Margo, pop culture references for the name Margo and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Margo

We've found the following names that sound similar to Margo, sorted by popularity.

Marcia / Marissa / Marsha / Margie / Marisa / Marcy / Marcie / Marci / Maryjo / Mercy /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123714
20112027
20102271
20092536
20082072
20072780
20063064
20052940
20042220
20032193
20021931
20012108
20001768
19991707
19981654
19971572
19961529
19951372
19941344
19931201
19921565
19911352
19901266
19891122
19881035
19871068
19861159
19851019
19841098
1983808
1982761
1981703
1980965
1979931
1978903
1977850
1976903
1975827
1974732
1973582
1972550
1971587
1970620
1969549
1968533
1967499
1966485
1965528
1964478
1963473
1962444
1961462
1960480
1959441
1958442
1957409
1956407
1955372
1954319
1953325
1952311
1951291
1950315
1949309
1948360
1947323
1946353
1945318
1944328
1943344
1942314
1941298
1940385
1939388
1938377
1937525
1936649
1935802
19341220
19331114
19321000
19311747
1930989
19291100
19261531
19251983
19231474
19222010
19211303
19201946

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia1101
California3359

Even more about Margo


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Margo a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Margo?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1951
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Margo
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 117,771
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1920
2012 births +12

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