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Daisy

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139k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Daisy mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Daisy

"Daisy" is a name of American origin, and it means "Daisy Flower". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dai"sy
A genus of low herbs (Bellis), belonging to the family Compositæ. The common English and classical daisy is Bellis perennis, which has a yellow disk and white or pinkish rays.The whiteweed (Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum), the plant commonly called daisy in North America; -- called also oxeye daisy. See Whiteweed.

Note: ☞ The word daisy is also used for composite plants of other genera, as Erigeron, or fleabane.

Etymology: OE. dayesye, AS. dæges-eáge day's eye, daisy. See Day, and Eye

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  1. Any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl
Wiktionary

From the flower daisy, one of the flower names dating from the 19th century. Also a nickname for Margaret, since Marguerite and Margarita are identical with the French and Spanish word for "daisy".

  1. A female given name.
  2. A common name for a cow.

Named after Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low.

  1. A Girl Scout at the initial introductory level.

    Daisy was also found in the following language(s): Navajo

    Notable Persons Named Daisy

    Daisy Ridley is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2013. Daisy was given the name Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley on April 10th, 1992 in Westminster, London, England.

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    Daisy was given the name Daisy Rebecca Lowe by her parents Gavin Rossdale and Pearl Lowe on January 27th, 1989.

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    Daisy Louise Johnson is a comics character.

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    Daisy Fuentes is a model, hostess, model (people), master of ceremonies, and modelandhostess. Daisy was born on November 17th, 1966 in Havana.

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    Daisy and Violet Hilton was an entertainers and grocery store clerks. Daisy was born on February 5th, 1908 in Brighton, Sussex, England, UK. They breathed their last breath on January 4th, 1969.

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    Daisy Duke is a fictional character.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Daisy

    Daisy was royalty. She holds the title Princess of Pless. Daisy was born as the child of William Cornwallis-West and Mary Cornwallis-West on June 28th, 1873 in Ruthin Castle. She breathed her last breath on June 29th, 1943.

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    Aunt was born on August 30th, 1879 in London. Aunt is also known as Maud Ruby Basham. She breathed her last breath on July 14th, 1963.

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    Jason Daisy is a basketball player. Jason was born on September 30th, 1974 in Minneapolis.

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    George Daisy was an athlete. George was born on March 9th, 1857 in Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States. He breathed his last breath on April 17th, 1931.

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    How popular is the baby name Daisy in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
    1880 569 564 5 #48 girl name
    1881 562 562 0 #49 girl name
    1882 648 648 0 #48 girl name
    1883 664 659 5 #50 girl name
    1884 685 685 0 #54 girl name
    1885 607 607 0 #61 girl name
    1886 607 602 5 #64 girl name
    1887 532 532 0 #67 girl name
    1888 620 612 8 #73 girl name
    1889 583 583 0 #73 girl name
    1890 588 588 0 #76 girl name
    1891 557 557 0 #79 girl name
    1892 564 564 0 #85 girl name
    1893 579 573 6 #84 girl name
    1894 645 645 0 #81 girl name
    1895 670 665 5 #84 girl name
    1896 661 661 0 #83 girl name
    1897 624 624 0 #87 girl name
    1898 718 712 6 #84 girl name
    1899 660 660 0 #85 girl name
    1900 931 931 0 #81 girl name
    1901 653 653 0 #87 girl name
    1902 754 748 6 #85 girl name
    1903 783 776 7 #83 girl name
    1904 777 772 5 #85 girl name
    1905 776 776 0 #87 girl name
    1906 779 773 6 #90 girl name
    1907 739 739 0 #98 girl name
    1908 765 765 0 #99 girl name
    1909 754 754 0
    1910 883 877 6
    1911 833 833 0
    1912 1,051 1,044 7
    1913 1,057 1,052 5
    1914 1,207 1,202 5
    1915 1,523 1,518 5
    1916 1,520 1,511 9
    1917 1,423 1,417 6
    1918 1,533 1,524 9
    1919 1,504 1,495 9
    1920 1,499 1,489 10
    1921 1,489 1,482 7
    1922 1,537 1,530 7
    1923 1,443 1,443 0
    1924 1,471 1,459 12
    1925 1,405 1,399 6
    1926 1,297 1,289 8
    1927 1,247 1,242 5
    1928 1,253 1,245 8
    1929 1,090 1,081 9
    1930 1,070 1,062 8
    1931 1,019 1,011 8
    1932 1,088 1,078 10
    1933 885 872 13
    1934 947 939 8
    1935 909 903 6
    1936 782 776 6
    1937 817 812 5
    1938 798 786 12
    1939 831 823 8
    1940 779 773 6
    1941 745 740 5
    1942 802 802 0
    1943 760 760 0
    1944 742 742 0
    1945 635 635 0
    1946 578 578 0
    1947 679 679 0
    1948 646 646 0
    1949 580 580 0
    1950 533 533 0
    1951 540 540 0
    1952 509 504 5
    1953 548 548 0
    1954 498 498 0
    1955 504 498 6
    1956 496 496 0
    1957 491 491 0
    1958 532 532 0
    1959 461 461 0
    1960 463 463 0
    1961 412 412 0
    1962 396 396 0
    1963 390 390 0
    1964 373 373 0
    1965 336 336 0
    1966 318 318 0
    1967 279 279 0
    1968 274 269 5
    1969 298 298 0
    1970 309 309 0
    1971 308 303 5
    1972 246 246 0
    1973 294 294 0
    1974 319 314 5
    1975 328 328 0
    1976 320 320 0
    1977 316 316 0
    1978 282 282 0
    1979 370 370 0
    1980 527 527 0
    1981 733 723 10
    1982 639 632 7
    1983 1,189 1,174 15
    1984 1,166 1,145 21
    1985 974 957 17
    1986 819 800 19
    1987 793 772 21
    1988 1,191 1,166 25
    1989 1,270 1,254 16
    1990 1,536 1,520 16
    1991 1,620 1,608 12
    1992 1,679 1,654 25
    1993 1,591 1,579 12
    1994 1,682 1,668 14
    1995 2,230 2,223 7
    1996 2,527 2,514 13
    1997 2,309 2,303 6
    1998 2,448 2,448 0
    1999 2,470 2,470 0
    2000 2,375 2,366 9
    2001 2,379 2,371 8
    2002 2,464 2,456 8
    2003 2,417 2,409 8
    2004 2,278 2,270 8
    2005 2,321 2,321 0
    2006 2,294 2,294 0
    2007 2,157 2,157 0
    2008 2,078 2,073 5
    2009 2,072 2,072 0
    2010 2,023 2,017 6
    2011 1,891 1,891 0
    2012 1,782 1,782 0
    2013 1,627 1,627 0
    2014 1,779 1,779 0
    2015 1,763 1,763 0
    2016 1,717 1,717 0

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    Popularity of Daisy as a first name

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    Popularity of Daisy as a last name

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    Common last names for Daisy

    • Smith
    • Williams
    • Johnson
    • Jones
    • Brown
    • Davis
    • Miller
    • Jackson
    • Thomas
    • Wilson
    • Taylor
    • Moore
    • Harris
    • White
    • Anderson
    • Martin
    • Thompson
    • Robinson
    • Hall

    Common first names for Daisy

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Daisy U.S.
      White 71.54% 64.26%
      African American 14.31% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.63% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 3.25% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 7.64% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Daisy

    People with the last name Daisy are most frequently White or African American

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    Fun Facts about the name Daisy

    • How Popular is the name Daisy? Daisy is the 504th most popular name of all time. As a last name Daisy was the 36,379th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Daisy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 138,964 babies born with the first name Daisy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Daisy to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Daisy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 569 new born babies.
    • When was Daisy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Daisy is Friday, February 7th, 1868.
    • What year had the most people named Daisy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Daisy was in 1996 with a total of 2,514 babies. That's a lot of babies named Daisy!
    • Random Daisy Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Daisy ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 72 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1912.
    • Weird things about the name Daisy: Your name in reverse order is Ysiad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dsyia. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Daisy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 615 people with the last name Daisy.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Daisy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Daisy as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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