What does Mame mean?
Mame \m(a)-me\ as a girls' name. Mame's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of Mame is "star of the sea". Mame is a derivative of Mamie: short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl". Mame is also a variation of Mary (Latin): Saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris".
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)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Mame and corresponding names. 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. This girl name was at the apex of its popularity during the years 1880-1889 and has become significantly less popular since, with versions such as Mayra, Marie, May, Mayme and Maymie becoming somewhat outmoded. Mara (#695) and Malia (#345) are two of the more chic girl names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)