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Meaning and name origin

Mae \mae\ as a girl's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Mae is "the fifth month". Mae is a variant of May (English): the month of May was named for Maia, the Roman earth goddess.

Mae has 4 variant forms: Maia, Maya, Maye, Mei.


Mae is a very popular first name for females (#293 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18589 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mae for girls (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mae and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mae, Maia, May, Maya and Maye. (2015 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

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.


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