Meaning: Derived from the flower name, which comes from the Old English word dægeseage, meaning “day’s eye.” Daisy is also a nickname for Margaret.
About This Name: Famous Daisys can be found in several career fields, from modeling to bronze medal–winning Olympic competitors. A yellow Lab named Daisy co-starred alongside Clint Eastwood in the movie Gran Torino. According to IMDb, Daisy was Eastwood’s beloved real-life dog, but she was actually named Holly. And of course, although she isn’t a dog, we all know Daisy, the famous Disney duck. Finally, if you have ever read The Great Gatsby, you will no doubt remember the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan, a particular obsession of the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby.
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