Name Mae Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Mae


Mae is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Mae?

Mae is a variant of the name May, which derived from the name of the month and from the Roman goddess Maia. Besides, Mae or May is a diminutive of the name Mary or Margaret.

What does the name Mae mean?

Mae means “goddess of springtime, warmth, and increase”, “midwife”, “mother” and “greater” (from Maia). Besides, Mae means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” and “wished for child” (from Mary) and “pearl” (from Margaret).

Pronunciation of Mae

Variants of the name Mae

Maye Maje Maie

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Popularity of the name Mae

The name Mae is ranked #1283 overall.

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