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Marjory (F)>

Marjory (female)

Variants:Mairsile (F) Margaret (F)
Diminutive(s):Mar (F)
Diminutive for:Marj (F)
Pet Name(s):Madge (F) Maisie (F) Marge (F) Margi (F) Margie (F) Marjie (F) May (F)
Pet Name for:Marji (F)
Can be spelt:Margery (F) Marjorie (F)
Source(s): The Oxford Names Companion, OUP
Private communication [AB]

Scottish and English.

Margery was a Medieval variant of Margaret [q.v.], now also commonly spelt Marjorie, the usual spelling of Margery in England; Marjory is the more popular spellng in Scotland.

A private correspondent [AB] suggests May as a pet name for Marjory, Margery, Marjorie and Molly. This occurs in some official records and it might be well to consider this when searching.