(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-1)
1830 Mary Russell Mitford: ''Our Village: Cottage Names'':
- Margaret, Marguerite - the pearl! the daisy! Oh name of romance and of minstrelsy, which brings the days of chivalry to mind, and the worship of flowers and ladies fair!
1868 Bentley's Miscellany, London. p.417:
- Amongst us English, the name is a greater favourite than with any other nation: but we have played upon it, and abused it oftener too. In no language does Margaret sound sweeter or homelier than in ours: not so Mag, Maggie, Meg, Madge, Moggie, Peg, Peggy, and abominable Piggy, of which abridgements only the two first are defensible.
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(place), presumed named for a cousin of Garrett Bussell|John Garrett Bussell, founder of Busselton.
(place), named for its European discoverer's sister-in-law.
A moon of Uranus, named for a character in ''Ado About Nothing|Much Ado About Nothing''. (defdate)
2009, Richard Schmude, Jr., ''Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto and How to Observe Them'', page 58,
- Astronomers discovered nine small moons lying outside the orbit of Oberon (Francisco, Caliban, Stephano, Trinculo, Sycorax, Margaret, Prospero, Setebos, and Ferdinand) between 1997 and 2003.
2012, Peter Bond, ''Exploring the Solar System'', page 297,
- The odd one out is Margaret, which travels in a "normal" prograde direction, though it has the most eccentric orbit of all the Uranian satellites.
2013, David A. J. Seargent, ''Weird Worlds: Bizarre Bodies of the Solar System and Beyond'', page 225,
- (..)moons known to be moving in a prograde or direct orbit is Margaret, orbiting Uranus at an average distance of nearly nine million miles (14,845,000 km) in an orbit that currently exceeds all other Solar System moons in terms of eccentricity (0.7979).(..)Margaret takes about 4.6 Earth years to complete a single orbit of the planet.
a moon of Uranus
(given name) of modern usage. Borrowed from (bor) or shortened from (m)
(given name) borrowed from (bor), most used in the mid-twentieth century