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615
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Daisy

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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 1,503 1,494 9
1920 1,500 1,490 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 781 775 6
1937 818 813 5
1938 797 785 12
1939 830 822 8
1940 780 774 6
1941 745 740 5
1942 802 802 0
1943 759 759 0
1944 743 743 0
1945 635 635 0
1946 578 578 0
1947 680 680 0
1948 645 645 0
1949 580 580 0
1950 533 533 0
1951 540 540 0
1952 508 503 5
1953 548 548 0
1954 498 498 0
1955 504 498 6
1956 496 496 0
1957 491 491 0
1958 533 533 0
1959 462 462 0
1960 463 463 0
1961 411 411 0
1962 396 396 0
1963 391 391 0
1964 373 373 0
1965 336 336 0
1966 318 318 0
1967 279 279 0
1968 274 269 5
1969 299 299 0
1970 308 308 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 1,269 1,253 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 2,416 2,408 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 2,077 2,072 5
2009 2,069 2,069 0
2010 2,021 2,015 6
2011 1,890 1,890 0
2012 1,781 1,781 0
2013 1,625 1,625 0
2014 1,777 1,777 0
2015 1,754 1,754 0

Fun Facts about the name Daisy

  • How many people with the first name Daisy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 137,224 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 43rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 80 babies in South 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 Aidys. 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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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

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  • Moore
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  • 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Daisy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Daisy as well as things modernly associated with the name Daisy such as celebrities named Daisy.

American

Origin and Meaning of Daisy

The name "Daisy" is 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

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

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 With the Name Daisy

    Daisy Ridley

    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 Lowe

    Daisy Lowe is a noteworthy somebody. 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

    Daisy Louise Johnson is a comics character.

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    Daisy Fuentes

    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

    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

    Daisy Duke is a fictional character.

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    • Daisy Shah
      (actress)
    • Daisy Irani
      (actor)
    • Daisy Bopanna
      (actor)
    • Daisy Eagan
      (actor)
    • Daisy
      (royalty)
    • Daisy Fellowes
      (socialite)
    • Daisy Jugadai Napaltjarri
      (famed human)
    • Daisy Lang
      (boxer)
    • Daisy Burrell
      (noteworthy human)
    • Daisy Cocco Defilippis
      (community college president)
    • Daisy Cleverley
      (soccer player)
    • Daisy Waite
      (influential human)
    • Daisy Tourne
      (notable human)
    • Daisy Dick
      (famous somebody)

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Daisy

    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 Daisy

    Aunt Daisy was a famed human. 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

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

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    George Daisy

    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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    What does the name Daisy mean?

    Dis for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

    Ais for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

    Iis for immense, are your great qualities

    Sis for strength, there when needed.

    Yis for young, the years never show!

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