Marjorie Name Meaning & Origin

Marjorie

Pronunciation: MAHR-jə-ree (key)

Origin of the name Marjorie:

Variant of Margery, a medieval variant of Margaret (pearl).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Margery, Margie, Marjory

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Nicknames for Marjorie

Marj, Mari, Mar, Mars, Marje, Marji, Marjie, Marge, Margie, Jo, Jorie, Orie

Meanings and history of the name Marjorie

It is of English origin.
Variant of the French Margery
Medieval form of Margaret, which means "pearl".

Famous real-life people named Marjorie

Marjorie Conrad, American model
Marjorie Merriweather Post, American socialite
Marjorie Main, American actress
Marjorie Lawrence, Australian opera singer
Marjorie Wallace, American model, TV presenter, and former Miss World
Marjorie Williams, American journalist

Marjorie in song, story & screen

Marjorie Morningstar (1958 movie starring Natalie Wood)
Margie (1932 song by Cab Calloway)
My Little Margie (old TV show)
Marjorie Jones, heroine of Friday by Robert Heinlein
Marjorie “Marge” Simpson, wife of Homer Simpson

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