Maisy Name Meaning

Lastest Updated June 7, 2024
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Fact: The name Maisy is especially cherished in Scotland. The name is appreciated for its sweet sound and classic origin​.

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A Deep Dive

Maisy Overview

Meaning

Pearl

Gender

Girl

Origin

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

Derived from the Scottish Gaelic name Mairead, which is a form of Margaret meaning “pearl.”

Pronunciation

/ˈmeɪ.zi/

Popularity

Moderately popular, particularly in Scotland.

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

5 letters

Numerology

22 (Influential, Visionary, Powerful)

Name Styles

Cute, Vintage, Short

Associated Traits

Cheerful, friendly, approachable
A Deep Dive

Maisy Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Margaret, Mairead, Margarita, Marguerite, Greta, Rita, Daisy, Meg, Peggy, Maggie

Common Nicknames

Mae, Mai, Mimi, May, Izzy, Missy, Sissy, Maisy Daisy, Maze, Mays, Mo

Diminutives

Maisie, Maisa, May-May, Maysie, Maizy, Mayzie

Famous People

  • Maisy Stella
    (Canadian TV Actress)
  • Maisy Ma
    (Hong Kong Figure Skater)
  • Maisy Gibson
    (Australian Cricketer)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Maisy
    (Children's TV Series)
  • Maisy Gibbons
    ("Desperate Housewives," TV Series)

What Is the Meaning of Maisy?

Maisy means “pearl.” It is derived from the Greek word “margarites,” which translates directly to “pearl.”

What Is the Origin of The Name Maisy?

The name Maisy has Scottish origins. Moreover, it is a pet form of Margaret, a name with Greek origins.

Maisy Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Maisy in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#10222021#9862022#7902023
Top 3 Rankings#7902023#9862022#10222021

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Maisy

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
2023790
(+196 from 2022)
354
(+86 from 2022)
0.02024
2022986
(+36 from 2021)
268
(+20 from 2021)
0.01495
20211022
(+108 from 2020)
248
(+36 from 2020)
0.01384
20201130
(-1 from 2019)
212
(-2 from 2019)
0.01199
20191129
(+217 from 2018)
214
(+47 from 2018)
0.01166
20181346
(-35 from 2017)
167
(-11 from 2017)
0.00898
20171311
(-133 from 2016)
178
(-34 from 2016)
0.00942
20161178
(-40 from 2015)
212
(-10 from 2015)
0.01095
20151138
(+169 from 2014)
222
(+41 from 2014)
0.01138
20141307
(+222 from 2013)
181
(+38 from 2013)
0.00925
20131529
(+474 from 2012)
143
(+46 from 2012)
0.00742
20122003
(+99 from 2011)
97
(+6 from 2011)
0.00500
20112102
(-9 from 2010)
91
(-3 from 2010)
0.00470
20102093
(+193 from 2009)
94
(+9 from 2009)
0.00479
20092286
(+569 from 2008)
85
(+23 from 2008)
0.00420
20082855
(-348 from 2007)
62
(-12 from 2007)
0.00298
20072507
(+306 from 2006)
74
(+12 from 2006)
0.00350
20062813
(-206 from 2005)
62
(-3 from 2005)
0.00297
20052607
(-161 from 2004)
65
(-4 from 2004)
0.00320
20042446
(+131 from 2003)
69
(+7 from 2003)
0.00342
20032577
(-80 from 2002)
62
(-1 from 2002)
0.00309
20022497
(-137 from 2001)
63
(-4 from 2001)
0.00319
20012360
(-29 from 2000)
67
(+1 from 2000)
0.00338
20002331
(+981 from 1999)
66
(+28 from 1999)
0.00331
19993312
(+1643 from 1998)
38
(+17 from 1998)
0.00195
19984955
(+1207 from 1997)
21
(+6 from 1997)
0.00108
19976162
(-1709 from 1996)
15
(-8 from 1996)
0.00079
19964453
(+6061 from 1995)
23
(+16 from 1995)
0.00120
199510514
(-1712 from 1994)
7
(-2 from 1994)
0.00036
19948802
(+2978 from 1993)
9
(+3 from 1993)
0.00046
199311780
(-42 from 1992)
6
No change from 1992
0.00030
199211738
(-230 from 1991)
6
No change from 1991
0.00030
199111508
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American States Popularity Rankings for Maisy

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#14802021#9982022#8222023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#17572021#15462022#12782023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#6462021#8852022#5102023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#14512021#11102022#7662023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#6672021#5412022#4482023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#6442021#4252022#4712023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#8212020#8472021#10332023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#16212021#10722022#9932023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#9452021#13692022#6932023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#10562021#14982022#10762023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#11812021#7442022#8152023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#4532020#5772022#3092023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#4452021#5782022#5702023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#9112021#5152022#7222023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#15712021#10112022#13772023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#9402019#11852021#10332023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#8302021#7412022#6512023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#9252021#13562022#6492023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#7092021#5162022#3942023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#7412021#7992022#6412023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#9222019#9142020#8712023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#11432021#10172022#11232023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#9412015#10562016#14602023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#5362010#6742016#4112023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#5582015#8112020#7842023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#5822013#5152014#6482021

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#5052014#6162017

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#10702022#8392023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#4832014#4972016

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#2332017#2452019

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#5942022

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#1612021

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#3622023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#7772023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#7982016

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#6362020

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#6322019

Popularity Rankings for Maisy in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#4462021#2662022#2092023

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#3892021#2282022#2442023

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#5882021#6832022#2602023

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#3632021#3242022#2812023

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#4642021#3572022#4042023

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#4532019#3722020#4162021

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Maisy a Name for Boys or Girls?

Maisy is primarily used as a girl’s name. It is considered feminine and is closely related to other feminine forms like Margaret and Maisie.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Maisy

Maisy in Famous People Names and Pop Culture

  • Maisy Stella (TV Actress, born 2003): Known for her role on the TV show "Nashville" and as part of the musical duo Lennon & Maisy.
  • Maisy Ma (Figure Skater, born 1999): Hong Kong figure skater who competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics and won a silver medal at the 2017 Asian Winter Games.
  • Maisy Gibson (Cricketer, born 1996): Australian cricketer who has played at the national level.
  • Maisy (1999 Children's TV Series): A series based on a book about Maisy Mouse, depicting the adventures of a friendly mouse and her friends.
  • Maisy Gibbons ("Desperate Housewives," 2004 TV Series): A character from the popular TV series known for her complex story arc.

Similar Names to Maisy

  • Daisy
  • Maisie
  • Maisee
  • Macey
  • Lacey

Sibling Names for Maisy

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