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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!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Maisie was, in the past month, the 187th most viewed dog name on

As of June 2024, Maisie is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Maisie was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Maisie's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Maisie is most adored in Vermont, Oklahoma and New Hampshire.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, Nevada and Mississippi.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Maisie.

Most popular breeds named Maisie:

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

Maisie is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes playful charm, inspired by popular "Game of Thrones" character.

old fashioned dog names

Popular during the Victorian era, its popularity has since waned.

british dog names

Popular British nickname for Margaret, often used in literature.

hipster dog names

Unconventional, vintage charm meets Game of Thrones coolness.

scottish dog names

Scottish origin, diminutive form of Margaret, meaning "pearl".

posh dog names

Derived from Margaret, it's aristocratic, echoing British royalty and high society.

country dog names

This name is often associated with rural, rustic charm and simplicity.

Dog names like Maisie:

Diminutive Form Of Mildred Or Millicent
Of The Sea Or Bitter
Of The Sea Or Bitter
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Climbing Vine Plant
Famous Warrior
Maisie dog name meaning

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Anne (Oklahoma, United States)
We just got a golden retreiver puppy and out of 650 names we chose Maisie. We loved it and it fits her so well.
May 18, 2024

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