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Name derived from daegeseage, but simply means "daisy," a white flower. Has been used as a nickname for Margaret in France, where the flower is a "marguerite." Existed as a popular name on the chart in the top 100 in the 1880s until early 20th century when English songwriter Harry Dacre composed and released the song, "Daisy Bell," in 1892, the year it also was a success in America. The song was said to be inspired by "Daisy," the Countess of Warwick, Frances Evelyn Maynard, one of the wealthiest and most desirable English women of the time. This nature name later reentered the top 200 in 1990 for a long stay influenced by television show host and actress Daisy Fuentes. A place name in at least four states that also climbed the charts because of "Daisy Duke," a character from "The Dukes of Hazzard" that aired from 1979 to 1985 and appeared in the 2005 film. Cartoon characters "Daisy Duck" who debuted in 1940 and Nick Jr.'s "Daisy" on the children show "Oswald" in 2001 also come to mind. , Daisy Flower
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