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What does Mame mean?

Mame \m(a)-me\ as a girls' name. Mame's name origins are Greek and Latin, and the meaning of Mame is "star of the sea; pearl". Mame is a derivative of Mamie (Greek, Latin): short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl". Mame is also a variation of Mary (Latin).


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.


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

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

Top 1000 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), May, Maura, Mayme, Mimi, Mayra, Maymie, Marin, Mallie, Mamie, Maren, Marla, Mariel and Marlo are the popular variation forms of Mame rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3563%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1656%, down 53.5%), with versions such as Mayra, Marie, Marla, Mariel and Marlo becoming somewhat outmoded. Mara (#695) and Malia (#345) are two of the more chic girl names in this list. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Mame and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maren, Maria, Marie, Mariel, Marin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marla, Marlo, Mary, Maura, 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 baby names are Mae, Maemi, Mave, Maye, Mima and Mone. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mame.