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pinWhat does Maisie mean?

Maisie /mais-ie/ as a girls' name is pronounced MAY-zee. It is of English and Greek origin, and the meaning of Maisie is "pearl".

Nickname for Margaret or Marjorie. Originally a Scottish variant of Margaret. Literary: Henry James's novel "What Maisie Knew".


Maisie has 6 variants: Maisee, Maisey, Maisy, Maizie, Mazey and Mazie.

Related girl name: Taisie.

Maisie has 17 more different relations via Margaret, Margery, Marjorie: Madge, Maggi, Maggie, Maiga, Marge, Margi, Margie, Margies, Margisia, Margit, Margize, Marit, Marje, Marji, Marjie, Markie and Meggie.

Kreatif forms: Masie, Mesie. [more]

pinHow popular is Maisie?

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)

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

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

Margaret (#169 last year), Maggie (#239), Marjorie (#721), Margit, Mazie, Margie, Marge, Maisy, Madge and Margery are the popular related forms of Maisie (#658 last year). Other forms, like Margies, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Maisie was common during the years 1920-1929 (average #489) and is somewhat less today (#798, 60.6% less), with versions such as Madge, Margery, Marge, Margie and Mazie falling out of fashion. Margaret is a perennial favorite, although Maisie seems to be getting popular too. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Maisie and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maisie, Madge, Maggie, Margaret, Marge in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Margery, Margie, Margit, Marjorie, Mazie in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Maisie is pronounced similarly to Macie, Maisa and Missie. Other recommended similar baby names are Caisie, Daisie, Maidie, Maisha and Maxie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maisie.