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


Maven is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Maven thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Maven?

Maven is an Anglicized unisex form of the Irish girl’s name Meidhbhín, which originally derived from the Gaelic name Medb. Besides, Maven is a name of Yiddish origin.

What does the name Maven mean?

Maven means “intoxicating” and “she/he who makes drunk” in Gaelic. In Yiddish, Maven means “one who understands” or “expert” and “connoisseur” (originally from Hebrew “hevín/הֵבִין” = to understand).

Pronunciation of Maven

Popularity of the name Maven

The name Maven is ranked #6033 overall.

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