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What does Maggy mean?

Maggy Pronunciation of Maggy [mag-gy] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Maggy is "pearl". Maggy is an alternate spelling of Maggie (English, Greek): short version of Margaret. Maggy is also a variation of Magnolia. Nature name: the magnolia flower.

Associated with: greek.


Maggy has 6 variants: Maggey, Maguy, Maiga, Meggi, Meggie and Meggy.

24 more relations via Maggie, Magnolia, Margaret: Madge, Mag, Magali, Maggi, Magli, Maisy, Marg, Marga, Marge, Marged, Margery, Marget, Margey, Margie, Margit, Margo, Margot, Margy, Marit, Marjey, Marji, Meg, Megan and Peggy.

Creative forms:
(female) Magy, Mangy, ..

(male) Mager, Magre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maggy Hillary (M.H.), ..

How popular is Maggy?

Maggy is a rare first name for females. Maggy is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Maggy (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Margaret (#154 a year ago), Maggie (#241), Megan (#384), Margot (#593), Magnolia (#633), Maisy (#1144), Margo (#1279), Peggy, Meg, Margy, Margery, Magali, Marge, Madge, Marget and Margie. Usage of these relations of Maggy reached its highest during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 4.81%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.33%, 93%), with versions like Maggie going out of style. Margaret is more familiar than the rest, although Margot appears to be gaining favor too. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madge, Magali, Maggie, Magnolia, Maisy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaret, Marge, Margery, Marget, Margie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margo, Margot, Margy, Meg, Megan, Peggy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aggy, Macey, Macy, Maddy, Mady, Maery, Magaly, Magda, Maicy, Mally, Mandy, Marcy, Margi, Marjy, Marty, Mary, Matty, Maxy, May, Mazey and Vangy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maggy.

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