Origin of the name Marigold
Marigold is not a popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Marigold are in general originating from United Kingdom.
Name meaning of Marigold
- Golden mary
- Golden flower
- Name Number: 7
- Interpretation: Inner, Thought, Mind, Psychology, Secret, Mystic, Strange, Study, Knowledge, Loneliness, Rest
History and Related Information
English: one of the older of the group of names that were adopted from words for flowers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Old English name of the flower was golde, presumably from gold (the precious metal), in reference to its colour. At some time before the 14th century the flower became associated with the Virgin Mary, and its name was extended accordingly to marigold. Not until the 19th century was this used as a female given name.
Popularity of the given name
The name Marigold is ranked on the 15,103ʳᵈ position of the most used names. It means that this name is rarely used.
We estimate that there are at least 6700 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population.
The name Marigold has eight characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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