What does Mave mean?
Mave \m(a)-ve\ as a girls' name. Mave's name origins are Irish, Gaelic and Welsh, and the meaning of Mave is "joy, hilarity; baby; intoxicating; she who makes drunk". Mave is a form of Mab (Irish, Gaelic, Welsh). Mave is also a derivative of Maeve (Irish, Gaelic): the original form is Meadhbh.
Mave has 1 variant: Meave.
Mave has 1 more different form via Mab, Maeve: Mavis▼.
Mave is an unusual given name for women. Mave is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Mave and related names. Maeve (#482 in 2014) and Mavis are the popular alternative forms of Mave (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.3555%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.259%, down 27.1%), with the form Mavis becoming less stylish. Maeve (#482) is the most trendy baby name among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)