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What does Mauve mean?

Mauve Pronunciation of Mauve [mauve] as a girls' name is of French origin, and the meaning of Mauve is "mallow plant". The petals of the mallow are purple, hence the use of "mauve" as a color.

Associated with: plant (tree), purple (violet).


Mauve has 1 variant: Malva.

Creative forms:
(female) Maune, Mauva, ..

(male) Maule, Maume, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mauve Kathleen (M.K.), ..

How popular is Mauve?

Mauve is an uncommon given name for women. Mauve is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Mauve (not ranked) is Malva. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mauve and related baby names in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mauve is pronounced similarly to Maeve, Mave and Meave. Other suggested similar names are Mable, Macee, Macie, Madge, Mae, Maime, Maire, Malke, Malvie, Mame, Mamie, Mare, Maree, Marge, Marie, Marje, Marne, Marte, Marva, Marve, Marvel, Maud, Maude, Maudie, Maura, Maure, Maurie, Maxie, Mayde, Maye, Mayme and Mazie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mauve.

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