Maisie: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Maisie

The Scottish nickname for Margaret, which means "pearl." A nice metaphor for parenthood - because, like a real pearl in an oyster, your little Maisie will be a gem even when she's slimy and smelly.

Nicknames:

Mai, Mais, Zee.

Famous people named Maisie:

Actresses Maisie Williams, Maisie Gay, Maisie Smith, and Maisie Richardson-Sellers; authors Maisie Mosco and Maisie Ward.

Fun fact:

Maisie can be considered somewhat of a literary name, making prominent appearances in Rudyard Kipling's The Light That Failed, Henry James' What Maisie Knew, and J.K Rowling's Harry Potter series.

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