Maeve Name Meaning & Origin

Maeve

Pronunciation: MAYV (key)

Origin of the name Maeve:

Anglicized form of Meadhbh, a name of uncertain meaning.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Maebh

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Nicknames for Maeve

Maevey Gravy; Maevester; Maevers: May-May; Maevey; Maevey-Moo; Maevy Bean; Maverick
Mae, Eve, Vee

Maevey Baby, Mavis, Maveto, Maezie, Maeve-a-wave

May, Mia

Meanings and history of the name Maeve

Maeve (or Medb) is queen of Connacht in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology.
Intoxicating or one who intoxicates

Famous real-life people named Maeve

Maeve Binchy, Irish novelist.
Maeve Quinlan, American actress.
Meav Ni Mhaolchatha, Irish classical soprano, former member of the musical group Celtic Woman.
Maeve Brennan, Irish short story writer and journalist.
Maeve Kinkead, American soap opera actress.
Dr. Mary Beatrice "Maeve" Finnegan, widow of the late President of Ireland Dr. Patrick Hillery.
Maeve Frances O'Donnell (b. 2007), daughter of American actor Chris O'Donnell

Maeve in song, story & screen

Maeve is a character in the book "Babyville" by Jane Green.
Maeve Is a character in the series "Beacon Street Girls" By Annie Bryant
Maeve is a character in games Warcraft III and World of Warcraft
Maeve is the madam in the 2016 Westworld series.
Maeve is a queen in the book series Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

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