Known mostly as a sweet nickname for girls named Margaret, Maggie has become an independent name itself. And why not? It evokes friendliness and gentility. Jon Stewart skipped the Margaret and named his daughter Maggie Rose in 2006, while actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (real name: Margalit) goes by the nickname personally and professionally.
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