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Meaning and name origin

Maggie \m(a)-ggie\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAG-ee. It is of English origin. Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl". 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.

Maggie has 6 variant forms: Magali, Maggey, Maggi, Maggy, Magli and Maguy.

For more information, see also the related girl name Magnolia.


Popularity

Maggie is a very popular first name for females (#337 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#62201 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Maggie for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maggie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maggie outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Maggie and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maggie, Magnolia and Margaret. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maggie, Magnolia, Margaret in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maggie, Margaret outside U.S.


Similar Names

Maggie is also pronounced similarly to Meggi and Meggie. Other suggested similar baby names are Macie, Maisie, Maizie, Margie, Maxie and Mazie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maggie.

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