Meaning and name origin
Mave \m(a)-ve\ as a girl's name is of Irish, Gaelic and Welsh origin, and the meaning of Mave is "joy, hilarity; baby; intoxicating; she who makes drunk". Mave is a variant of Mab (Irish, Gaelic, Welsh): in old English, Welsh, and Irish stories, Queen Mab is monarch of the fairies. Also a variant of Maeve (Irish, Gaelic): the original form is Meadhbh, name of the powerful and legendary warrior queen of pre-Christian Ireland (first century).
Mave has 1 variant form: Meave.
Mave is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mave and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Maeve (#482). (2014 statistics).