Misty Name Meaning & Origin

Misty

Pronunciation: MIS-tee (key)

Origin of the name Misty:

Modern coinage derived from the vocabulary word misty (foggy, misty). The name became very popular during the 1960s and 1970s, perhaps due to its ethereal connotations.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Misty

missy, mist, MissTease, Misty Mouse, Mimi, MistyMountainCold, Mis Misty, Misty May, Miss

Meanings and history of the name Misty

From the word "mist", meaning "light fog". This can be an independent name or a nickname for Michelle or Melissa.

Famous real-life people named Misty

Misty May-Treanor, American beach volleyball champion
Misty Dawn (born Laurie Rose), adult film actress
Misty Hyman, American swimmer
Misty Lee, American magician
Misty Rowe, American actress best known for her role on the TV series "Hee Haw"
Misty Woods, Welsh singer and lyricist
Misty Copeland, American ballerina
Misty Daniels, American actress
Misty Violet, American drag queen

Misty in song, story & screen

"Misty of Chincoteague", classic children's book by Marguerite Henry
"Misty", song by Johnny Mathis
"Play Misty for Me", film starring Clint Eastwood
"Misty Blue", song by Dorothy Moore
Misty, character from the Pokemon television series.
"The Opening of Misty Beethoven", seminal pornographic film
Misty Day, a witch in the TV series American Horror story:Coven.

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