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What does Paige mean?

Paige Pronunciation of Paige [paige] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Paige) is pronounced page. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Paige is "young servant". A page in medieval households was usually a young boy whose service was the first step in his training as a knight. Use may possibly indicate an ancestor who was a page.

Associated with: young, medieval, knight (warrior).


Paige has 6 variants: Padget, Padgett, Page, Paget, Pagett and Payge.

Related girl name: Beige.

Creative forms:
(female) Parge, Pege, ..

(male) Paike, Paipe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Paige Kailani (P.K.), ..

How popular is Paige?

Paige is a very popular first name for females (#614 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#1766 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Paige entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #47 in the U.S. in the year 2003, and is presently at #140. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paige name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Page is the only other popular variation form of Paige (#140 in 2015) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Paige were favored as baby names 12 years ago (usage of 0.5%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.2%, 66% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paige, Page in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Madge, Marge, Padme, Paine, Patte, Paule, Payne, Sage, Saige and Sayge. These names tend to be less frequently used than Paige.

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