Daisy - girls name

Daisy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Daisy name meaning:

The name Daisy is a feminine given name that has both English and Welsh origins. Its etymology can be traced back to the Old English word "dægeseage," which means "day's eye," because the flower opens during the day and closes at night. The name Daisy is often associated with innocence, freshness, and purity due to the flower's symbolism. In English literature, daisies have been used to represent beauty, simplicity, and the fleeting nature of life.

The name Daisy gained popularity in the late 19th century and has remained a popular choice for girls ever since. It exudes a sense of charm and sweetness, evoking images of blooming fields and sunny days. Daisy also carries a whimsical and carefree connotation, reflecting a free-spirited and joyful personality. Whether it's the name of a literary character or a beloved flower, Daisy embodies a sense of natural beauty and simple elegance.

Origin: English

Day's eye, flower name.


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Overall UK ranking: 15 out of 5581

1873 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • England (16)
  • Wales (16)
  • Scotland (29)

Historical popularity of Daisy

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