Origin:Irish
Popularity:308
Meaning:intoxicating; she who rules
Maeve is a baby girl name of Irish origin. Meaning “intoxicating” or “she who rules”, this name is commonly associated with Mab, Meabh, and Mave. Fans of Irish mythology will recognize Maeve as the Queen of Connacht and the Goddess of Love and Desire. Queen Maeve was a force to be reckoned with, and her beauty and determination still thrums with the beating heart of Ireland. If you want baby to be reminded of this Irish legend or remembered for her unique willpower, strength, and ambition, the name Maeve will not let you down.

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