Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Princess; Chief; May
Maelynn is a feminine name meaning “princess” or “chief”. This name has dual origins in both France and England. In France, Maelynn is the feminine derivative of the Celtic name Mael meaning “prince”. The British version of the name Maelynn comes from Mae, which has ties to Roman mythology with Maia. Maia was said to be the Roman goddess of spring growth and fertility. In keeping with Maia’s association with seasonal change, she is also the namesake for the month of May, making Maelynn the perfect name for a springtime baby.
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