Diminutive of Mary or Margaret

Mamie Origin and Meaning

The name Mamie is a girl's name .

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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Mamie Rank in US Top 1000

# 1527 on Nameberry

Mamie Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Mamie Popularity

Famous People Named Mamie

  • Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhowerformer U.S. First Lady as wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Mamie Van Doren (born Joan Lucille Olander)American actress and model
  • Mary Willa "Mamie" GummerAmerican actress; daughter of actress Meryl Streep
  • Mamie Phipps ClarkAmerican psychologist and activist
  • Mary Angela "Mamie" Dickensdaughter of novelist Charles Dickens
  • Mamie "Peanut" JohnsonAmerican woman pitcher in the Negro Leagues
  • Mamie Jones aka Aileen Stanley (born Maude Elsie Aileen Muggeridge)American singer
  • Mary "Mamie" Lincolngranddaughter of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln
  • Mamie SmithAmerican vaudeville singer, dancer, pianist and actress
  • Mamie RallinsAmerican Olympic runner

Mamie in Pop Culture

  • Mamie Dubcekcharacter on TV's "3rd Rock from the Sun"
  • Mamie Johnsoncharacter on American soap "The Young and the Restless"
  • "The Revolt of Mamie Stover" 1951 novel by William Bradford Huie
  • Miss Mamie Baldwincharacter on "The Waltons"