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Emily P. Contributor

Maisie's popularity is rapidly increasing with dog owners – and for good reason.

This beautiful name has been used in Scotland since around the 16th century, where it originated from Margaret and the beautiful Celtic name Mairead.

Maisie is an adorable name for girl dogs big and small, carrying a sweet and easily distinguishable sound. If you're already thinking of the name Maisie, it's going to be very difficult to talk yourself out of it!

Traits associated with the name Maisie:

Dogs named Maisie tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and friendship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Maisie?

Naming your dog Maisie suggests that you have a fondness for traditional, classic names. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the past and may be a bit of a romantic.

Is Maisie a good dog name?

Maisie has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Maisie is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Maisie is found in these categories:


  • Maisie ranks #64 with users of
  • Maisie ranks #531 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Maisie ranks #1,623 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Maisie is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Maisie outranks the great majority of names.

In the past week, Maisie was viewed 154 times, and liked 15 times.

Most popular breeds named Maisie:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Australian Shepherd
  4. Beagle
  5. Dachshund

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