Popularity:16681
Origin:Welsh
Meaning:joy, hilarity; she who intoxicates
A girl’s name of Irish origin, Mave will pay homage to your Celtic roots. A common feminine name throughout Ireland, Mave has many variants and alternative spellings, including Maeve, Meabh, and Meadhbh. It derives from the Irish mythological figure Queen Medb, who figures prominently in the Irish epic poem Táin Bó Cúailnge. Cunning and ambitious, Medb is also thought to be a sovereignty goddess of the early Celts. She is a powerful and inspiring female namesake for baby Mave.

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