Margaux - girls name

Margaux name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Margaux name meaning:

The name Margaux is of French origin and is derived from the name Margot, which itself is a diminutive form of Margaret. The meaning of the name Margaux is often interpreted as "pearl" or "child of light". In ancient times, pearls were highly valued gemstones, often associated with purity and beauty. Therefore, the name Margaux carries connotations of elegance, grace, and delicacy.

Those named Margaux are believed to possess a refined and sophisticated nature. They are often seen as intelligent, creative, and intuitive individuals who are natural leaders. Margauxs are known for their strong sense of self and determination, as well as their ability to inspire and motivate others.

Overall, the name Margaux embodies qualities such as beauty, strength, wisdom, and grace. It is a name that exudes a sense of classic charm and sophistication.

Origin: French

Margaux is one of several French forms of Margaret. Pronounced the same way as Margot or Margo the name is derived from the Latin for 'pearl'.
However, it also relates to 'daisy' in France as the flower is associated with Saint Marguerite.

The spelling of the name comes from the French town of Margaux and the Ch√Ęteau Margaux wine which is produced here. The story goes the name was actually created by actress and model Margaux Hemingway, granddaughter of Ernest. Christened Margot, she changed the spelling of her name to match the wine upon hearing it was what here parents were drinking the night she was conceived!

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Overall UK ranking: 456 out of 5581

96 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (652)

Historical popularity of Margaux

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