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Gender: F Origin of Mamie: Diminutive of Mary or Margaret Meaning of Margaret: Greek, "pearl"

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Mamie is back. Having finally shorn her Mamie Eisenhower bangs, this insouciant and adorable nickname name is perfect if you want a zestier way to honor a beloved aunt Mary. Meryl Streep's actress daughter, properly named Mary Willa, is called Mamie Gummer. You might think of Mamie as a sister of the stylish Maisie.

Mamie was a Top 100 name from the time records were published through 1912, falling off the list in 1966. There have been Mamie characters on two recent sitcoms: Hot in Cleveland and 3rd Rock from the Sun.

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Famous People Named Mamie

Mamie Cadden (1891-1959), an Irish midwife, backstreet abortionist and convicted murderer
Mamie Clark (1917-1983), African American psychologist
Mary Angela "Mamie" Dickens (1838-1896), daughter of Charles Dickens
Mamie Eisenhower (1896-1979), wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Mamie Eva Keith (1873-1986), American supercentenarian
Mamie Gummer (1983-), American actress
Mamie Johnson (1935-), first female pitcher in the Negro Leagues
Mamie Jones, a pseudonym of Aileen Stanley (1897-1982), a popular American singer
Mary "Mamie" Lincoln (1869-1938), granddaughter of Abraham Lincoln
Mamie Locke (1954-), Democratic member of the Virginia Senate
Mamie Smith (1883-1946), American vaudeville singer, dancer, pianist and actress
Mamie Thurman (1901-1932), American murder victim
Mamie Van Doren (1931-), American actress and sex symbol

Pop Culture References for the Name Mamie

Mamie Dubcek, from the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun
Mamie Johnson, character in the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless
Mamie Stover, a character in a 1951 novel by William Bradford Huie
USS Massachusetts, a World War II battleship nicknamed "Big Mamie"
Auntie Mame, from "Mame"

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