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What does Mame mean?

Mame /mame/ as a girls' name. Mame's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of Mame is "star of the sea; pearl". Mame is a version of Mamie (Greek, Latin): short version of Margaret (Greek) "pearl". Mame is also a variation of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea


Mame has 2 variants: Maime and Mayme.

Mame has 34 more alternative forms via Mamie, Mary: Mair, Maire, Mal, Malia, Mallie, Manon, Manya, Mara, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Marin, Marja, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Maryse, Masha, Maura, Maure, Mavra, May, Maymie, Mayra, Mimi, Moire, Moll, Moya and Muire.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Mami, Mime, ..

(male) Mami, ..

How popular is Mame?

Mame is a rare given name for women. Mame is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Mame for girls. Mame reached its top position of #559 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mame name in U.S.

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

Maria (#115 a year ago), Mary (#120), Malia (#345), Marie (#579), Mara (#695), Maren (#1153), Marin (#1402), Maura (#1410), Mayra (#1411), May (#1581), Mimi, Maymie, Mayme, Mariel, Mallie, Mamie, Maree, Marla and Marlo are the popular variation forms of Mame rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Mame were popular as birth names a century ago (usage of 9.66%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.48%, 95%), with versions such as Marlo becoming somewhat outmoded. Mary has been the most popular choice, though Maria is currently the preferred form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mame, Malia, Mallie, Mamie, Mara in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maree, Maren, Maria, Marie, Mariel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marin, Marla, Marlo, Mary, Maura in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of May, Mayme, Maymie, Mayra, Mimi in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names


Mame is alike in pronunciation to Mim. Other suggested similar names are Abame, Aime, Ame, Edme, Emme, Esme, Isme, Jaime, Jayme, Mab, Mabel, Mable, Macee, Macey, Maci, Macie, Macy, Mada, Madel, Madge, Mady, Mae, Maemi, Maeve, Mag, Mai, Maia, Maj, Maja, Maji, Mala, Malea, Mali, Malke, Marg, Marge, Mari, Marne, Mart, Marte, Marve, Mat, Mata, Maud, Maude, Mauve, Mave, Max, Maxi, Maxie, Maxime, Maxy, Maya, Mayde, Maye, Mazey, Mazie, Meade, Meave, Mike, Mima, Mone and Padme. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mame.