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Maggie Name Meaning and Origin

Maggie Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

pearl, child of light

Name Origin


Maggie is a diminutive of Margaret, meaning "pearl" in Greek. It also has roots as a nickname for Magdalene, meaning "child of light". The name has a sweet and gentle connotation.

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Maggie Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Maggie is easy to pronounce with a soft 'g' sound and flowing vowels.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Maggie create a nice rhythm and cadence when spoken.

Famous People Named Maggie

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Maggie Smith

Dame Maggie Smith is a British actress known for her roles in 'Harry Potter' and 'Downton Abbey'. She has won numerous awards, including two Oscars, and is celebrated for her talent and grace.

● Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal is an American actress and producer recognized for her work in films like 'The Dark Knight' and 'Secretary'. She is known for her versatility and strong performances.

● Maggie Q

Maggie Q is an American actress and model who starred in 'Nikita' and 'Designated Survivor'. She is admired for her action roles and advocacy for animal rights.

Maggie Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Maggie

The name Maggie does not typically evoke negative characters or cultural symbols. It is a widely accepted and beloved name in various cultures.

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