What does Maggie mean?
Short form of Margaret. Used as an independent name in the late 19th century. Popular now due to revival of interest in "old-fashioned" names. Dance impresario Maguy Marin; actresses Maggie Smith, Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Affiliated girl name: Magnolia.
Maggie▲ has 32 more related variations via Margaret: Madge▼, Mag, Maiga, Maisie▲, Marg, Marga, Marge▼, Marged, Margeen, Margerie, Marget, Margey, Margie▼, Margies, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margo▼, Margot, Margred, Margret▼, Margrid, Margrit, Margy, Marit, Marji, Marjie, Markie, Meggi, Meggie, Meggy and Peggie▼.Kreatif forms: Malgie, Maugie, Maxgie. [more]
How popular is Maggie?
Maggie is a very prominent first name for females (#337 out of 4276, Top 8%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#103706 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Maggie for girls. Maggie reached its apex position of #52 in the U.S. then, and is at #239 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Maggie and corresponding names. Madge, Magnolia (#831 the previous year), Maisie (#658), Margaret (#169), Marge, Margie, Margit, Margo, Margot (#749), Margret, Margy and Peggie are the prominent alternative forms of Maggie (#239 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3935%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1811%, down 54%), with forms such as Madge, Margie, Margo, Margret and Peggie becoming somewhat dated. Maggie (#239) and Maisie (#658) are two of the more chic names for newborns among these, and there is a revival in birth name usage for Maggie. (2014 Birth Statistics)