Maggie - girls name

Maggie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Maggie name meaning:

The name Maggie is a diminutive of the name Margaret, which has its origins in Greek and Latin. Margaret means "pearl" in Greek and "pearl" or "precious" in Latin. Therefore, the name Maggie can be interpreted as having a similar meaning to its root name, symbolizing something precious or valuable.

In addition to its literal meaning, the name Maggie carries connotations of femininity, elegance, and grace. It is a name that is often associated with strong and independent women. Maggie is a friendly and approachable name, evoking a sense of warmth and compassion. It also has a timeless quality to it, as it has been used for generations and can be found across various cultures.

Overall, the name Maggie embodies qualities of beauty, worth, and strength. It is a name that carries a sense of charm and sophistication, while also exuding a sense of friendliness and approachability.

Origin: Greek

Form of Margaret. Child of light.

Related names

Margaret , Greta , Gretel , Madge, Maegan, Maggie , Maidie, Makareta, Margareta, Margarete, Margarethe, Margaretta, Margarita , Marge, Margeaux, Margie, Margisia, Margo , Margosha, Margot , Marguerita, Marguerite , Marjorie , Markrid, Maygan, Meaghan, Meeghan, Meggan, Meggie, Meggy, Mysie, Peg, Peggy , Yalgonata

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Overall UK ranking: 187 out of 5581

276 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (225)

Historical popularity of Maggie

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