The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the girl name Maggie

Meanings & Origins of Maggie

What does Maggie mean? What is the origin?

Origin Scottish
Meaning Pearl
Origin English
Meaning Pearl
Origin Latin
Meaning Pearl
Origin Persian
Meaning Child of light
Origin Greek
Meaning Maggie \m(a)-ggie\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAG-ee. It is of English origin. Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl". Used as an independent name in the late 19th century. Popular now due to revival of interest in "old-fashioned" names. Dance impresario Maguy Marin; actresses Maggie Smith, Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Maggie has 6 variant forms: Magali, Maggey, Maggi, Maggy, Magli and Maguy.

For more information, see also the related name Magnolia.

Baby names that sound like Maggie are Meggie, Madge and Meggi.

More Details About Maggie

How popular is Maggie? Any other details?

Popularity of Maggie There were 1122 US births last year.
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Names Similar To Maggie

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Maggie is a girl name.
Maggie starts with M
Maggie is 6 letters long

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