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Maggie Gyllenhaal Golden Globes 2009.jpg
Margaret "Maggie" Gyllenhaal
Other names
Alternative spellingMargret
Nickname(s)Daisy, Maggie, Maggy, Meg, Peggy
Related namesMargarita, Marguerite

Margaret is an English name that dates back to around the 11th century. The name was popular in the Middle Ages, though between the 16th and 18th centuries it became less popular. However, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the name became popular again. It was the second most popular female name in 1903. Since then, the name has become less popular again.

The name Maggie is a short form of Margaret. Other nicknames include Meg and Peggy.

Well known people

Famous Margarets include: