Mamie: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A diminutive (or "nickname-name") of either Mary or Margaret, which mean "bitter" and "pearl," respectively. It hits the sweet spot of vintage charm without sounding stuffy. But it won't stop your little Mamie from making demands like a cranky old lady once in a while.

Famous people named Mamie:

U.S. First Lady Mamie Eisenhower; civil rights activist Mamie Till Mobley; vaudeville entertainer Mamie Smith.

Fun fact:

"Mamie" is also used by modern French families as a term for grandmother.