Maggie

Maggie - A very unique female name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maggie, meaning pearl, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #95. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maggie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maggie? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Maggie. The baby girl name Maggie was given to 1,275 baby girls in 2012, ranking #247 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,108 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maggie peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 95.



Famous with this name

Maggie Grace
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Maggie Smith


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Maggie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maggie is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #96 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #589.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Maggie is where you live.


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Maggie origin and meaning

Maggie is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pearl. To see famous people named Maggie, pop culture references for the name Maggie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maggie

We've found the following names that sound similar to Maggie, sorted by popularity.

Monica / Monique / Macy / Macie / Maci / Micah / Macey / Monika / Missy / Mazie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012247
2011228
2010226
2009231
2008214
2007181
2006188
2005211
2004205
2003190
2002190
2001181
2000199
1999221
1998250
1997274
1996255
1995250
1994232
1993285
1992265
1991298
1990283
1989307
1988279
1987279
1986296
1985261
1984283
1983309
1982384
1981428
1980462
1979436
1978530
1977473
1976466
1975461
1974497
1973524
1972649
1971720
1970781
1969798
1968748
1967634
1966773
1965741
1964639
1963601
1962595
1961563
1960536
1959523
1958546
1957545
1956534
1955477
1954472
1953451
1952413
1951422
1950382
1949380
1948350
1947345
1946347
1945324
1944294
1943291
1942287
1941271
1940272
1939258
1938263
1937250
1936240
1935239
1934233
1933232
1932223
1931220
1930215
1929212
1928197
1927187
1926190
1925179
1924179
1923176
1922171
1921173
1920174
1919156
1918160
1917161
1916158
1915151
1914143
1913127
1912115
1911109
191095

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama96
Utah98
Tennessee108
Missouri113
Mississippi124
North Dakota125
Kentucky134
West Virginia137
Louisiana139
Nebraska152
Indiana152
Oklahoma157
South Carolina167
Iowa173
Ohio178
Maine187
North Carolina187
South Dakota189
Arkansas191
Minnesota191
Connecticut193
Pennsylvania195
Wisconsin205
Kansas205
Idaho211
New Hampshire217
Massachusetts230
Georgia244
Colorado266
Washington271
Virginia276
Oregon288
Illinois299
Michigan309
New York332
Nevada334
New Mexico337
Texas386
New Jersey447
California520
Maryland557
Florida568
Arizona589

Even more about Maggie


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Maggie a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Maggie?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Maggie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,108
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,275

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