Origin of the name MARGARETE.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MARGARETE.
A variant form of Margaret
(q.v.), from Greek Margarites
(q.v.), meaning "pearl." (History of Christian Names,
Yonge, 1884). Usage: Denmark, Germany,
... It was not easy to
persuade Margarete to keep up any regular church
attendance. On being expostulated with, she announced, "In my
country, we can be gut wisout always running to church!"... (The
Cornhill Magazine, Smith, v.78, 1898)