From the name of the flower, which derived from the Old English word “dægeseage” meaning “day’s eye”.

It was first used as a given name in the 19th century along with other flower names.

Daisy is also used as a nickname for Margaret.

It appeared in Henry James’ novella “Daisy Miller”, written in 1878 and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby”, written in 1925.

Famous bearers are Daisy Bates, Daisy Fuentes, Daisy Haggard, Daisy Eagan, Daisy Betts.

Daisy is a popular name in England, Wales, Scotland and Australia.