Margot Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Margo:
Pet form of Margaret, which is derived from the Greek maragon (a pearl).
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- Nicknames for Margot
Marg, Marga, Margi, Marge, Mara, Mari, Maggie, Meg, Maisie, Go-go, Margarita, Greta, Daisy, MiMi
- Meanings and history of the name Margot
Originated with Queen Marguerite de Valois (1553-1615), wife of Henry IV of France. Her brothers called her "Margot", which is the first known usage of the name Margot and its variants. Margaret, child of light or Pearl.
- Famous real-life people named Margot
Queen Margot of France, 16th century, daughter of Catherine de' Medici.
Margot Fonteyn, 1919-1991 (Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias)-- considered by many to be the greatest English ballerina, and one of the greatest dancers of the 20th Century.
Margot Kidder, actress (Superman)
Margot Frank, older sister of Anne Frank
Margot Robbie, actress
- Margot in song, story & screen
Margot Tenenbaum, the only daughter of the Tenenbaum family in The Royal Tenenbaums.
"Margot & The Nuclear So and So's," indie rock band (in which no one is actually named Margot.)
Margot - Grace Kelly in "Dial M for Murder"
Margo Channing - Bette Davis in "All About Eve"
Queen Margot- Classic Russian novel "The Master and Margarita" by Bulgakov
La Reine Margot - Novel by Alexandre Dumas, inspired by French Queen Marguerite de Valois
Margaret of Valois (aka Margot) also has a major role in the Meyerbeer opera Les Huguenots and may have inspired Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost.
Margot Song Covey - A character in Jenny Han's To All the Boys I've Loved Before book series
Lady Margot Fenring - A character in the Dune novels by Frank Herbert