Daisies symbolize innocence and purity. … In Norse mythology, the daisy is Freya’s sacred flower. Freya is the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility, and as such the daisy came by symbolize childbirth, motherhood, and new beginnings. Daisies are sometimes given to congratulate new mothers.
Daisy is a feminine given name, commonly thought to be derived from the name of the flower. The flower name comes from the Old English word daegeseage, meaning “day’s eye”. … Daisy is also a nickname for Margaret, used because Marguerite, the French version of that name, is also a French name for the oxeyedaisy.
Bellis perennis is a common European species of daisy, of the Asteraceae family, often considered the archetypal species of that name. Many related plants also share the name “daisy”, so to distinguish this species from other daisies it is sometimes qualified as common daisy, lawn daisy or English daisy.