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Meaning and name origin

Mavis \m(a)-vis\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAY-viss. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Mavis is "song thrush". The name was first used in English by Geoffrey Chaucer (14th century), author of "The Canterbury Tales".

For more information, see also the related girl name Mab.

A suggested similar baby name is Maris.


Mavis is a very popular first name for females (#677 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#46382 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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