The usual modern spelling of Margery. It seems to have arisen as the result of folk etymological association of the name with that of the herb marjoram (compare Rosemary). This word is of uncertain origin; its Middle English and Old French form was majorane, without the first -r-.
German: 1. occupational name for a wheelwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German velge ‘wooden rim of a wheel’. Compare Felgenhauer. 2. in some cases possibly an occupational name for a plowman, from an agent derivative of Middle High German valgen, velgen ‘to plow’.