Mamie

August 10, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Diminutive of “Mary” / “Marie” / “Maria“, “May“, or “Margaret“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Mae, Madge, Maggie, Maggy, Maisie, Maisy, Mame, Marge, Margie, Margy, Mariella, Marietta, Marji, May, Mayme, Maymie, Meg, Meggie, Meggy, Mia, Midge, Mim, Mimi, Mimsie, Mimsy, Moll, Mollie, Molly, etc. etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Mamie Parsons, Rosamond Carey’s best friend, with whom she sometimes quarrels, in “Little Button-Rose”, from A Garland for Girls, by Louisa May Alcott, 1887.

WRITERS:
Mamie (Mary) Dickens (1838-1896), English editor and writer.

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