[ 2 syll. mar-got, ma-rg-ot ] The baby girl name Margot is pronounced as MAARGow †. Margot is mainly used in the Eastern European, English, French, and German languages, and its language of origin is Old Greek. The name first developed as a French diminutive of Marguerite; it was first adopted by English speakers in the Middle Ages. It is pronounced without the final consonant in England, reflecting the French pronunciation. The final consonant is pronounced in Eastern Europe usage.
In addition, Margot is a pet form of the English and Scottish name Margaret in the Eastern European, English, French, and German languages.
Margot is also a pet form of the English and French name Marguerite.
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Margot.
Margot is a fairly popular baby name for girls, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2010s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.048% of baby girls being given the name Margot. Its ranking then was #358. Among all girl names in its group, Margot was the 2nd most popular after Margaret in 2018. The name was thrice as popular as Margot in that year.
Baby names that sound like Margot include Margaux, Margeaux, Margo, Maartje, Maera, Maerah, Maheara, Maheira, Mahra, Mahwash, Mairah, Mamre, Mara, Marca, Marcee, Marcey, Marci, Marcie, Marcsa, and Marcy.
† Pronunciation for Margot: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
Details of famous persons named Margot:
Actress Margot Kidder, born Margaret Ruth Kidder, October 17, 1948, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Ballerina Margot Fonteyn, born Margaret Hookham, 18 May 1919 - 21 February 1991, Reigate, Surrey, England.
Model Margaux Margaux Hemingway, born Margot Louise Hemingway, February 16, 1954 - July 1, 1996, Portland, Oregon.
Political Relative Margot Asquith, born 2 February 1864 - 28 July 1945, Peeblesshire, Tweeddale, Scotland.