Marge

August 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Margaret” or “Margery” / “Marjorie” / “Marjory“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Maarit, Madge, Mae, Maisie, Maisy, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Mamie, Maret, Margaux, Margie, Margit, Margo, Margot, Margy, Marji, May, Meg, Megeen, Megan, Megen, Meggie, Meggy, Midge, Peg, Pegeen, Peggie, Peggy, Peigi, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Marge Lloyd, Elsie’s kind and tender sister, in “The Egg-Boy” from Nora Perry’s A Flock of Girls and Boys (1895).

WRITERS:
– Marge Piercy (b. 1936), American activist, novelist, and poet.

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