Margaret as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Margaret?

We estimate that there are 509,965 people named Margaret who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Margaret is the 35th most common for women, and the 88th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Margaret?

The average person named Margaret is 59.90 years old.

Is Margaret a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

2,180 people named Margaret were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 128th most popular name for girls, and the 312nd most popular overall.

The popularity of Margaret peaked between 1905–1911, when it was the 3rd most popular name for baby girls.

Is Margaret a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Margaret is almost exclusively a female name. 99.8% of people named Margaret are female.

Popularity of Margaret in England

In 2020, Margaret was the 357th most popular name for girls in England and Wales.