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pinWhat does Mae mean?

Mae /mae/ as a girls' name is of English origin, and the name Mae means "the fifth month". Mae is an alternate form of May (English) with the suffix -e.


Mae has 4 variants: Maia, Maya, Maye and Mei.

Mae has 3 more relations via May: Maelee, Maj and Mala.

Kreatif forms: Maera, Mimae. [more]

pinHow popular is Mae?

Mae is a very popular first name for women (#293 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#44574 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the baby name history of Mae for girls. Mae reached its apex position of #55 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, and is at #682 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mae name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mae outside U.S.

Maia (#626 the previous year), May, Maya (#74) and Maye are the popular variation forms of Mae (#682 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Mae reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 (median #541) and is somewhat lower today (#676, 29%). Maya has been the most prominent, though Maia has become popular as well over time, while Mae, May and Maye have become less popular.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mae, Maia, May, Maya, Maye in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maya outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Mae is alike in pronunciation to Mai, Maiah, Maiya, Mayah, Mea, Meya, Mia, Miah, Miya, Mo, Moia, Moya and Mya. Other recommended similar baby names are Fae, Gae, Jae, Mab, Mag, Mal, Mame, Mare, Mat, Mave, Max and Rae. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mae.