Paige is a unisex baby name that comes from a Middle English surname meaning “page”. Paige was almost exclusively a boy’s name until the middle of the 20th century when it became popular as a girl’s name.
Meaning of the name Paige:
English: page, assistant, servant
Origin of the name Paige:
Paige is a baby name derived from Page, a Middle English occupational surname meaning “servant, page”. The term can be traced back through Old French and Italian to the Greek term “paidion” that means “little boy”.
Symbolism of the name Paige:
The page was a position within a Great House that was given to young boys training to become knights. Pages would take care of general tasks such as carrying messages, fetching things, or assisting upper servants.
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Gender of the name Paige:
Paige was more commonly given to boys than girls until the middle of the 20th century.
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Number of syllables in the name Paige:
Emotion evoked from the name Paige:
Paige evokes feelings of energy and hard work.
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Popularity of the name Paige:
According to the Social Security Administration, Paige is a popular baby name for girls that peaked in popularity between 1990 and 2010 when it consistently ranked in the top 100 names.
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Great middle names for the name Paige and their meanings:
- Emma (whole)
- Aurora (dawn)
- Riley (rye clearing)
- Nova (new)
- Aubrey (elf ruler)
- Delilah (delicate)
- Maeve (intoxicating)
- Titania (queen of the fairies)
Famous people with the name Paige:
- Paige Davis (American TV host)
- Paige (American professional wrestler)
- Paige O'Hara (American voice actress)
- Paige Railey (American competitive sailor)
Paiges in popular culture:
- Paige Matthews (television, “Charmed”)
- Paige McCullers (television, “Pretty Little Liars”)
- Paige Matheson (television, “Knots Landing”)
- Paige Guthrie (comic books, X-Men series)
- Paige Tico (film, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”)