What does Maisie mean?
Maisie [maisie] 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".
Related girl name: Taisie.Creative forms:
(female) Maisi, Maissha, ..
(male) Maishe, Maiste, .. Middle name pairings:
Maisie Deja (M.D.), ..
How 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. Demographics)
Maisie entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #624 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Margaret (#154 last year), Maggie (#241), Marjorie (#799), Maisy (#1144), Mazie (#1775), Marjie, Markie, Marge, Maizie, Madge, Margery and Margie are the popular related forms of Maisie (#624 last year). Other forms, like Maggi, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Maisie was common a century ago (average #933) and is now much reduced (#1441, 94.4% less usage), with versions such as Mazie falling out of fashion. Margaret is a perennial favorite, although Maisie seems to be getting popular too.
Maisie▲ is pronounced similarly to Macee, Maci, Macie▲, Maicey, Maicy, Maisa, Maysa, Missie and Missy. Other recommended names are Bailie, Caidie, Cailie, Caisee, Caisie, Caitie, Casie, Cassie▼, Daisee, Daisi, Daisie, Darsie, Dasie, Hailie▼, Hatsie, Jaimie▼, Kailie, Kaissie, Kaitie, Kasie, Kassie, Kaysie, Lailie, Maddie, Maible, Maidie, Maillie, Maime, Maire, Mairi, Mairim, Mairin, Maisha, Maji, Malfie, Malkie, Mallie▼, Malvie, Mamie▼, Mansi, Marcie▼, Marie▼, Marise, Mariske, Marisse, Marlie, Marnie, Marsee, Masha, Mattie▼, Maudie▼, Maurie, Maxi, Maymie, Mike, Miki, Misha, Mistie, Myisha, Pansie, Raisse, Saidie, Taisia, Taisse, Tassie and Zailie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maisie.See names in meaning and etymology.