What does Maisie mean?
Maisie \ma(i)-sie\ as a girls' name is pronounced MAY-zee. It is of English origin. Nickname for Margaret or Marjorie. Originally a Scottish variant of Margaret. Literary: Henry James's novel "What Maisie Knew".
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Taisie.
Maisie has 44 more different forms via Margaret, Margery, Marjorie: Madge▼, Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maiga, Mairead, Marg, Marga, Marge▼, Marged, Margeen, Margerie, Marget, Margey, Margi, Margie▼, Margies, Margisia, Margit, Margita, Margize, Margo▼, Margot, Margred, Margret▼, Margrid, Margrit, Margy, Marit, Marja, Marje, Marjerie, Marjey, Marji, Marjie, Marjorie▼, Marjy, Markie, Markita, Meggi, Meggie, Mette and Peggie▼.
Maisie is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3868 out of 4276, Top 90%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Maisie for girls. Maisie entered the list in 2014 and reached its top rank of #658 in the U.S. then. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Margaret (#169 last year), Maggie (#239), Marjorie (#721), Margot (#749), Margret, Margy, Mazie, Peggie, Margo, Margie, Maisy, Mairead, Marge, Margery, Madge and Margit are the popular related forms of Maisie (#658 last year). Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3874%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1449%, down 62.6%), with versions such as Marge, Margery, Madge, Margie and Margo falling out of fashion. Maisie (#658) and Maggie (#239) are two of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation, and there is also a resurgence in birth name usage for Maggie. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Maisie and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)