Swedish or Cornish

Pixie Origin and Meaning

The name Pixie is a girl's name of Celtic, Swedish, Cornish origin meaning "fairy".

Pixie is a cute -- quite possibly too cute -- name that suddenly feels possible thanks to the craze for names that contain the letter x. Though its origin may be uncertain, a pixie is internationally recognized as a sprite or fairy: tiny, sometimes green, usually pointy-eared.

# 1163 on Nameberry

Pixie Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Pixie Popularity

Famous People Named Pixie

  • (Little) Pixie GeldofEnglish model and singer; daughter of musician Bob Geldof
  • Victoria Louise "Pixie" LottEnglish singer,songwriter and actress
  • Bernadette Anne "Pixie" McKennaIrish physician and TV presenter
  • Pixie O'Harris (born Rhona Olive Harris)Australian artist
  • Pamela Colman "Pixie" SmithEnglish artist and illustrator
  • Pikiteora Maude Emily Gertrude Edith "Pixie" WilliamsNew Zealand pop singer
  • Pixie DaviesEnglish child actress

Pixie in Pop Culture

  • Pixie TownsendAnthony Kroesig's wife in The Pursuit of Love (1945) by Nancy Mitford
  • Pixie aka Megan Gwynncharacter in the X,Men series
  • "The Secret Destiny of Pixie Piper" novel by Annabelle Fisher
  • Pixiemale mouse in animated series "Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks"
  • "Pixie Hollow" Disney online role playing game starring Peter Pan's Tinkerbell
  • Pixie dustsubstance used to fly in J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan"
  • "PopPixie" Italian animated series
  • The PixiesAmerican band
  • Pixy Stixcandy
  • Pyxieaka flowering moss, a type of shrubby evergreen plant with small, star,like blossoms
  • Manic Pixie Dream Girlstock character in fiction
  • Sandra Louise 'Pixie' Masoncharacter in television's 'Prisoner Cell Block H'