50+ Maid Names From Films, TV, And Literature

Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 16, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Dec 09, 2020
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Why Maid Names?

A maid is an integral part of society. Maids can also be great plot devices as they are the one person within the household who can look at it from a third-person perspective.

Their detached commentary makes them a very reliable narrative. As the maid is a strong character, the names associated with maids are also important. Naming your maid gives her a bit of a background, her own story, and her identity.

It also makes the character much more memorable. Check out our list of maid names to get inspiration when naming your characters.

Famous Maids From TV

Maid holding fresh towels with flowers in hotel room.

1. Alice - Alice is the funny maid in the TV sitcom series 'The Brady Bunch' played by Ann B. Davis.

2. Berta - The fictional housekeeper character of Berta in the TV sitcom series 'Two And A Half Men'.

3. Daphne - It is one of the TV maids from the sitcom 'Frasier'.

4. Dorota - Dorota is one of the lovable housemaid names played by Zuzanna Szadkowski in the television adaption 'Gossip Girl'.

5. Esther - She is a fictional maid from the daytime soap opera 'The Young And The Restless'.

6. Florida Evans - She is one of the famous cleaning lady names from the TV sitcom 'Maude'.

7. Hazel - Hazel is one of the most famous housemaids in pop culture history from the TV show 'Hazel', played by actress Shirley Booth.

8. Lupita - Sheis a famous maid name from the TV series 'Weeds'.

9. Mammy Two Shoes - Thisis a name for a maid from the 'Tom And Jerry' cartoons.

10. Marisol - It is one of the main housekeeper names from the TV drama 'Devious Maids'.

11. Mr. Belvedere - Itis one of the fictional maids in the sitcom 'Mr. Belvedere'.

12. Mrs. Garrett - The role of Mrs. Garrett was played in the sitcom 'Different Strokes'.

13. Mrs. Hughes - This maid character is played by Phyllis Logan in the TV drama 'Downton Abbey'.

14. Rosario - She is a famous maid name from the TV sitcom 'Will And Grace'.

15. Rosey The Robot - It is one of the funny maid names from the animated series 'The Jetsons'.

Famous Maid Names From Movies

Hands of hotel maid putting flowers on the stack of towels.

16. Magda - Played by Lynn Cohen, this is the name of a housekeeper in the movie 'Sex And The City'.

17. Mammie - The name of a house service maid in 'Gone With The Wind'.

18. Marisa - The name of a maid from 'Maid In Manhattan'.

19. Mary - The name of the famous housekeeper who is not afraid of hard work in 'Mary Poppins'.

20. Minny Jackson - It is a much-loved housemaid name from 'The Help'.

21. Mrs. Doubtfire - She is one of the most famous maids from the movie 'Mrs. Doubtfire'.

22. Prissy - She is a housekeeper from 'Gone With The Wind'.

23. Sofia - Played by actress Oprah Winfrey in 'The Color Purple', this is the name of one of the most famous maids in movies.

24. Velma - Sheis one of the maids from the film 'Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte'.

Famous Maids From Literature And Mythology

25. Amelia Bedelia - She is a fictional character, she is a housekeeper from the children's book series called 'Amelia Bedelia' written by Peggy Parish.

26. Célestine - She is the main fictional caretaker from the book 'The Diary Of A Chambermaid' by Octave Mirbeau.

27. Hua Xiren - Sheis the chief maid and the fictional character from the novel 'Dream Of The Red Chamber'.

28. Jellia Jamb - A fictional maid from the children's book series 'Oz Books' by author L. Frank Baum.

29. Manthara - She is one of the most famous maids in history. This maid name is from the Indian mythology, 'Ramayana'.

30. Ping'er - Itis an important character maid from the 18th century novel 'Dream Of The Red Chamber'. She holds considerable power in the household she works at.

Ideas For Maids' Names

31. Aemelia- (Latin and Old German origin) meaning "hard working".

32. Aeni- (Arabic origin) meaning "pure".

33. Aggie- (English origin) meaning "pure".

34. Agnis- (Greek origin) meaning "pure".

35. Agote- (Greek origin) meaning "pure".

36. Aheli- (Indian origin) meaning "pure".

37. Akia - (African origin) meaning "pure". This is one of the best maid names.

38. Amalie- (German origin) meaning "hard working", this name defines 'maid' beautifully.

39. Amoha - (Indian origin) meaning "pure".

40. Amoriah - (Hebrew origin) meaning "hard working".

41. Araja - (Indian origin) meaning "pure". A unique name for your house maid.

42. Araj - (Arabic origin) meaning "a pure individual".

43. Choksha - (Indian origin) meaning "clean". You can name your maid character using this amazing name.

44. Dhavita - (Indian origin) meaning "clean".

45. Emelin - (Spanish origin) meaning "hard working".

46. Idabelle - (German origin) meaning "industrious".

47. Idalee - (American origin) meaning "hard working".

48. Ida - (German origin) meaning "industrious". This is one of the shortest house maid names, it is related to how hardworking your maid character is.

49. Idel - (Hebrew origin) meaning "hard working".

50. Medhya - (Indian origin) meaning "clean".

51. Nathifa - (Indian origin) meaning "pure".

52. Penellope - (Greek origin) meaning "hard working".

53. Pernia - (English origin) meaning "industrious".

54. Rayna - (Latin origin) meaning "pure".

55. Reina - (Spanish origin) meaning "pure".

56. Tuya - (Indian origin) meaning "clean".

57. Orphelin- (Greek Origin) A female first name that was originally given to a mythological serpent who was known for her helpful nature.

58. Saada- (Swahili origin) means “helpful.”

59. Theary- (Cambodian origin) means “helper” or “aid.”

60. Socorro - (Spanish origin)This name is from “Mary of Perpetual Succour.” It means “to provide relief or help.”

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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