Margrete Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Margaret:
From the Greek Margarītēs, which is derived from maragon (a pearl).
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This is the Norwegian form of "Margaret". It is pronounced "Mar-GRAY-teh", with the tongue trilling the "r".
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Margrete Auken, Danish priest and politician
Margrete Skulesdotter, Norwegian Queen consort from 1225 to 1263
Margrete Aamot Øverland, Norwegian resistance member during World War Two
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