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


Mai is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Mai

The name Mai is an e.g. Frisian short form of the Hebrew name Maria. The name Mai is also common in Sweden and Asia, e.g. Vietnam and Japan.

What is the meaning of the name Mai?

Mai means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” or “wished for child” (from Maria). In Vietnamese, Mai means “apricot”, “plum” or “plum flower”. In Japanese, Mai means “little dancer”.

Pronunciation of Mai

Variants of the name Mai

Maj May Maï

Popularity of the name Mai

The name Mai is ranked #2431 overall.

Mai in the Top 50 Names

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