Meaning and name origin
Mae is a very popular first name for females (#293 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18589 out of 88799, Top 21%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mae for girls. Mae reached its highest rank of #55 in the U.S. in 1890-1899. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mae and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maya (#74), Maia (#626), Mae (#682), May and Maye. (2014 statistics).
Mae is also pronounced similarly to Mai, Mea, Mia, Miah, Mo and Mya. Other suggested similar baby names are Fae, Gae, Jae, Mab, Mag, Maj, Mal, Mame, Mare, Mat, Mave, Max and Rae. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mae.