Maggie

First Name
115k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
119
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maggie

"Maggie" is a name of English origin, and it means "Pearl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A diminutive of the female given name Margaret.
  2. Margaret Thatcher, former British prime minister

Notable Persons Named Maggie

Maggie Q is an actress and model. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Maggie was given the name Margaret Denise Quigley on May 22nd, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1992. Maggie was given the name Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal by her parents Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal on November 16th, 1977 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Maggie Grace is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Maggie was given the name Margaret Grace Denig on September 21st, 1983 in Worthington, Ohio, U.S.

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Maggie Siff is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Maggie was born on June 21st, 1974.

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Maggie Hassan is a Majority Leader of the New Hampshire Senate, 81st Governor of New Hampshire, and Majority Leader of theNew Hampshire Senate. Maggie was born on February 27th, 1958 in Boston. Maggie is also known as Hassan and Maggie.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Maggie

Hell-Cat Maggie is a criminal. Hell-Cat was born in 1820. Hell-Cat is also known as Hellcat Maggie.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 582 582 0 #46 girl name
1881 532 532 0 #51 girl name
1882 627 627 0 #50 girl name
1883 663 663 0 #48 girl name
1884 749 749 0 #48 girl name
1885 716 716 0 #51 girl name
1886 756 756 0 #53 girl name
1887 740 740 0 #55 girl name
1888 882 882 0 #57 girl name
1889 825 825 0 #61 girl name
1890 901 891 10 #61 girl name
1891 849 841 8 #60 girl name
1892 888 883 5 #64 girl name
1893 886 886 0 #64 girl name
1894 895 895 0 #66 girl name
1895 890 890 0 #67 girl name
1896 871 871 0 #69 girl name
1897 760 760 0 #75 girl name
1898 883 876 7 #72 girl name
1899 814 814 0 #70 girl name
1900 1,050 1,045 5 #75 girl name
1901 746 746 0 #80 girl name
1902 853 853 0 #78 girl name
1903 780 780 0 #80 girl name
1904 805 805 0 #81 girl name
1905 815 809 6 #84 girl name
1906 849 839 10 #84 girl name
1907 846 846 0 #91 girl name
1908 772 772 0 #95 girl name
1909 794 794 0 #98 girl name
1910 945 940 5 #95 girl name
1911 822 822 0
1912 1,018 1,013 5
1913 1,025 1,019 6
1914 1,055 1,055 0
1915 1,269 1,269 0
1916 1,277 1,277 0
1917 1,268 1,268 0
1918 1,406 1,394 12
1919 1,440 1,428 12
1920 1,306 1,299 7
1921 1,310 1,300 10
1922 1,319 1,313 6
1923 1,253 1,248 5
1924 1,270 1,259 11
1925 1,223 1,215 8
1926 1,098 1,092 6
1927 1,096 1,089 7
1928 1,029 1,020 9
1929 872 861 11
1930 803 794 9
1931 750 742 8
1932 741 733 8
1933 687 679 8
1934 732 726 6
1935 687 687 0
1936 666 661 5
1937 640 634 6
1938 587 580 7
1939 574 566 8
1940 513 513 0
1941 545 539 6
1942 551 546 5
1943 565 565 0
1944 516 516 0
1945 441 441 0
1946 467 467 0
1947 529 529 0
1948 483 483 0
1949 419 419 0
1950 444 444 0
1951 386 386 0
1952 407 407 0
1953 337 337 0
1954 347 347 0
1955 348 348 0
1956 286 286 0
1957 297 297 0
1958 303 303 0
1959 348 348 0
1960 325 325 0
1961 309 309 0
1962 268 268 0
1963 273 273 0
1964 245 245 0
1965 175 175 0
1966 178 178 0
1967 212 212 0
1968 176 176 0
1969 171 171 0
1970 172 172 0
1971 213 213 0
1972 236 236 0
1973 341 341 0
1974 354 354 0
1975 408 408 0
1976 405 405 0
1977 410 410 0
1978 343 343 0
1979 469 469 0
1980 459 459 0
1981 487 487 0
1982 601 601 0
1983 738 738 0
1984 843 843 0
1985 945 945 0
1986 827 827 0
1987 883 877 6
1988 888 888 0
1989 840 840 0
1990 958 958 0
1991 937 937 0
1992 1,040 1,040 0
1993 991 984 7
1994 1,225 1,225 0
1995 1,137 1,137 0
1996 1,103 1,103 0
1997 1,054 1,054 0
1998 1,237 1,237 0
1999 1,423 1,423 0
2000 1,614 1,614 0
2001 1,819 1,819 0
2002 1,697 1,697 0
2003 1,718 1,718 0
2004 1,642 1,630 12
2005 1,661 1,656 5
2006 1,858 1,853 5
2007 1,872 1,872 0
2008 1,607 1,607 0
2009 1,425 1,425 0
2010 1,407 1,407 0
2011 1,387 1,387 0
2012 1,305 1,305 0
2013 1,382 1,382 0
2014 1,353 1,353 0
2015 1,333 1,333 0
2016 1,318 1,318 0
2017 1,278 1,278 0

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Popularity of Maggie as a first name

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Common last names for Maggie

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

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maggie U.S.
  White 82.35% 64.26%
  African American 12.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maggie

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

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Fun Facts about the name Maggie

  • What name lists does Maggie rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Maggie? Maggie is the 595th most popular name of all time. As a last name Maggie was the 140,157th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maggie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 114,694 babies born with the first name Maggie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maggie 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 Maggie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 582 new born babies.
  • When was Maggie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maggie is Saturday, December 1st, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Maggie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maggie was in 2007 with a total of 1,872 babies. That's a lot of babies named Maggie!
  • Random Maggie Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maggie ranks 71st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 92 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Maggie: Your name in reverse order is Eiggam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ieagmg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maggie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 119 people with the last name Maggie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maggie? Maggie is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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