Name: Daisy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Daisy

  • Meaning:
    Day's eye
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (DAY zee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Daisy)
  • Rating:
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    High

Miscellaneous Info for Daisy

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Daisy can also be a nickname for Margaret. The French word for "daisy" is "marguerite," and English speakers have historically adopted this parallel for themselves, translating "Margaret" into "Daisy" (though in English, these two names have no true etymological relationship).

    Daisy is the name given to various members of the Asteraceae plant family, including the Bellis genus that contains the Common Daisy (Bellis perennis), the Leucanthemum genus including the Oxeye Daisy, and the Gebera genus.

    'Daisy Bell' or 'Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do' is a popular song.

    Daisy Duke was a character in 'Dukes of Hazzard', played by Catherine Bach.

    The name is particularly popular in England and Wales, where it was the 25th most popular name in 2006.

Similar Names to Daisy for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Daisy (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Daisy - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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