Paige: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Paige
Origin of the name Paige:
Transferred use of the English surname which is derived from the Anglo-French page (a page, a boy attendant).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Comments and insights on the name Paige: | Edit
I just think that it is a beautiful name. If I ever have another daughter,I'm naming her Paige.
A good name for a writer's child!
I have always loved the name Paige! I think it is really cute and that a girl named Paige would be super friendly! I bet that if I had a daughter, I would TOTALY name her Paige.
- Personal experiences with the name Paige: | Edit
My name is Paige and overall I've had a pretty good experience with it. It has become much more popular in recent years, but in the '80s, when I was a kid, it was rare. I didn't have much trouble with teasing when I was in elementary school, and as I've gotten older, I've learned to really appreciate that my name is unique. While Kates, Laurens, Sarahs, Elizabeths, etc. abound, I am almost always the only Paige in the room.
My sister likes her name a lot. I like to call her pudge.
My mom's name is Paige, and she HATES it. She got teased a ton as a kid, and she hated it. Now, she says she's used to it, but she still despises it. It's a really boring name.
My name is Paige, and I did hate it growing up. I couldn't get away with anything! No one had my name in the whole state, I swear! My parents named all 5 of their children with names beginning with "P." But then again, try growing up with parents named Phyllis and Paul. My family in age order sounds like a song (if you say it fast): Phyllis, Paul, Paul, Paige, Pamelyn, Patrice, and Phillip!!!!!
My best friend's name is Paige Marie, but at school people call her Poppy Paige, and sometimes the teachers spell her name Payge, Paihge, or Page; so she goes by Marie and she hates her name! She always says it sounds like page. I think it's really pretty though.
My name is Paige and I hate it!!!!! I get made fun of a lot for it.
My sister's name is Paige. Growing up in the 70s was tough for her as the name was quite uncommon! Lots of 'page' jokes. It's a pretty name, though, and has always suited my sister.
- Nicknames for Paige: | Edit
My best friend's name is Paige and we call her Paigey, Paigey-Poo, Pagina, Paheenah (like the spanish word for "page"), Paiger, Pay-Pay,Turn the Page(like the song) and Pay my name is paige and they call me paigey waigey, pa, poo-pay paigelicious and wantch paige i like does nicknames
- Meanings and history of the name Paige: | Edit
Paige \pa(i)-ge\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Paige), is pronounced page. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Paige is "young servant". A page in medieval households was usually a young boy whose service was the first step in his training as a knight. Use may possibly indicate an ancestor who was a page.
- Famous real-life people named Paige: | Edit
Paige Hyland, cast of Lifetime's Dance Moms
Paige Hemmis, American TV host
- Paige in song, story & screen: | Edit
Paige Matthews, character on Charmed
Paige Michalchuk, character on Degrassi: The Next Generation
Paige Bradshaw, character on Falcon Beach
Paige Winterbourne-Cortez, a young witch in Kelley Armstong's Women of the Otherworld book series
Paige Morgan, a character in The Prince and Me
Paige McCullers, recurring character on the popular drama, Pretty Little Liars.
Paige Arkin, character on Graceland
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