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Mamie Eisenhower, the former first lady.
-- Hailey2006  7/5/2006
This is my mother's name, I think it's very sweet and has an old-fashioned, yet not overdone, ring to it.
-- AMD7732  9/13/2006
I think this is a sweet name.
-- Annabeau  2/14/2007
It can also be a pet form of 'Mae'.
-- Anonymous User  2/26/2007
Hopelessly old-fashioned, infantile, and not even cute.
-- slight night shiver  4/29/2008
I adore Mamie as a nickname for Marianne.
-- Wordsmith  7/2/2008
This name would never be used in Scotland as 'Mamie' is an old Scots word for 'mother'. Think of the song 'ally bally, ally bally bee, sitting own yir mammies knee.'
-- Rhona J  3/6/2009
Mamie (mah-mee) is the Hebrew word for Sweetie.
-- Anonymous User  11/21/2009
This name wouldn't be used in Ireland, since we call our mothers "mammy" instead of mummy/mommy.
-- Ailis  1/29/2010
Regarding the pronunciation listed by "Behindthename," I'd like to add that I've never heard it pronounced "Ma mee" or "Mah mee." In addition, other name websites I've checked have also pronounce "Mamie" as "May mee," long "a." [noted -ed]
-- Susanjane190  4/11/2010
Funny, I thought this was one of my sister's made up names. She named a stuffed animal this name. I just had to put this up there for no reason. I like it, it's a sweet name!
-- Anonymous User  9/7/2010
This is an irresistibly sweet nickname. A breath of fresh air from the Kaycees, Jacees, Jaydins, Braisons, and other atrocities. I had a Great Aunt who used it. Definitely something to keep fresh in my mind, if someday I decided upon a name which suited "Mamie."
It possesses an old-world classic charm, but is perfectly desirable in contemporary life.
-- Francesca  5/5/2011
This could be a nickname for Mabel as well.
-- willarose93  10/16/2011
It sounds like someone being maimed. To deprive of the use of some part of the body by wounding; to cripple. Maiming. May-mee, May-meeng. This would be good for a very large, at least somewhat ferocious-looking animal/pet. Mamie the Savannah (breed of cat). Mamie the pit bull (not that I have anything against pit bulls). Just not Mamie the shy little girl that wouldn't hurt a fly.
-- Meapergirl  11/12/2011
Sounds so old ladyish. My oldest great-grandmother, who died before I was born, was named Mamie. Can't picture it on a young girl.
-- Bonquiqui  6/4/2012
Actress Mamie Van Doren (b. 1931).
-- moonbaby9307  12/29/2012
Aw, there's so much hate on this name :( I think it's adorable and could definitely suit a little girl. There's just something so old fashioned and cute about Mamie, similar to Beatrice.
-- Oohvintage  7/25/2013
Meryl Streep's daughter Mary Willa goes by Mamie.
-- Anonymous User  7/25/2013
Too close to "maim me" for my likes.
-- Quamalamalam  2/18/2014
Mamie is what a lot of children call their grandmothers here in Quebec, so I can't really picture it on someone young.
-- Fleurdelys  6/6/2014
I've got mixed feelings on this name. As a French speaker, it's an odd name. 'Mamie' is what you call your grandmother, and the first thing that came into my mind when I heard the name. Now that I've heard the pronunciation, I kind of like it.
-- DaisyGraceBaker  7/2/2014
Pronounced like Jamie, but with an M, it is soo annoying being called Mammy!
-- Mamie  7/7/2014

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