The name Daisy ranked 140th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 295th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
This name was popular earlier in the 20th century, then fell off in usage, but has begun making a comeback in recent years.
The Old English term that evolved into this modern English word literally meant ''day's eye.''
1986 National Council of Women''s Women of Conscience award winner for her involvement with the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, and for her work with women in developing countries (see list of Women of Conscience Award winners)
Daisy Bates (born 1922)
American civil-rights leader who was instrumental in integrating Little Rock Central High School in 1957.