Marigold - Meaning of Marigold

What does Marigold mean?

[ 3 syll. ma-ri-gol(d), mar-igo-ld ] The baby girl name Marigold is pronounced as MEH-Riy-GowLD †. Marigold is an English name of Japanese and English origin. English origin: The first name is derived from the name of the flower. The flower name was 'golde' in Old English, in reference to its similarity in color to the precious metal; it was later extended to 'marigold' around the 13th century, in tribute to the Virgin Mary, who was associated with the flower. The name is thus sometimes taken to be a combination of Mary and the word 'gold'. It was initially adopted in the late 19th century, during the vogue for flower names.

In addition, Marigold is a familiar form of Mari.

Gold, Maragold, Maregold, Mariegold, Marigolde, and Marrigold are variants of Marigold.

Variant forms share the origin and meaning of Marigold.

Goldie (contracted form in English) and Marygold (spelling variant in English) are other forms of the name.

See also the related categories, combination, english, word (element), vogue (cult), japanese, virgin (pure), metal, and flower.

Marigold is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Marigold, Mary was the most widely used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Marigold include Mariegold, Maragold, Maregold, Margalit, Marie Claude, Marie-Claude, Marigolde, Marrigold, and Marygold.

† Pronunciation for Marigold: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

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