Maisie: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Maisie

Maisie

Pronunciation: MAY-zee (key)

Origin of the name Maisie:

Scottish pet form of Margaret (a pearl), from the Greek Margarītēs, which is derived from maragon (a pearl)..

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Maisie: | Edit

I love the name, it's adorable and more creative than something like "sara" or "kate" where three people look up when the teacher calls it.

Really cute and pretty! Maisie Rose!

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Nicknames for Maisie: | Edit

Mai, May, Maiz

It's so cute, it doesn't need a nickname! :)

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Maisie in song, story & screen: | Edit

Maisie Dobbs, title character of Jacqueline Winspear's mystery book series
Maisy Mouse, children's stories.
"Daisy-Head Maisie," a popular Dr. Seuss book
"What Maisie Knew," novel by Henry James (1897)
Maisie Williams actress, plays Arya Stark on Hbo's Game of Thrones

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