Margot: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A diminutive of the Welsh name Margaret and French name Marguerite, this name means “pearl.” Hopefully your daughter won’t be quite as hard to find as a real pearl, though, because when you play one of the many games of Hide-and-Seek you’re sure to play, you might be looking for a very long time.


Maggie, Margi, Meg, Marg.

Famous people named Margot:

Ballerina Margot Fonteyn; Margot Frank, sister of Anne Frank; actress Margot Kidder, who famously played Lois Lane in Superman; actress Margot Robbie; fictional Margot Tenenbaum from The Royal Tenenbaums.

Fun fact:

This name fell off the grid for nearly 50 years, then saw a resurgence in 2013 and has been on the rise since.

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