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


Maye is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Maye?

Maye is, like May, a variant of the name May, which derived from the name of the month and from the Roman goddess Maia. Besides, Maye or May are a diminutives of the name Mary or Margaret.

What does the name Maye mean?

Maye means “goddess of springtime, warmth, and increase”, “midwife”, “mother” and “greater” (from Maia). Besides, Maye 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 Maye

Variants of the name Maye

Maie Maje Mae

Popularity of the name Maye

The name Maye is ranked #2356 overall.

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