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What does Mayme mean?

Mayme /may-me/ as a name for girls. Mayme's root is Latin, and the name Mayme means "star of the sea; pearl". Mayme is an alternate form, with the suffix -yme, of Mamie (Greek, Latin): short transcription of Margaret (Greek) "pearl". Mayme is also a form of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


Mayme has 2 variants: Maime and Mame.

Mayme has 39 more different relations via Mamie, Mary: Mair, Maire, Mal, Malia, Mallie, Manon, Manya, Mara, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Marin, Marja, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Marybel, Maryjo, Marylee, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Masha, Maura, Maure, Mavra, May, Maymie, Mayra, Mayria, Mimi, Moire, Moya and Muire.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Maymae, Maymi, ..

(male) Maymel, Maymer, ..

How popular is Mayme?

Mayme is a very popular first name for females (#1196 out of 4276, Top 28%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Mayme for girls. Mayme reached its top rank of #134 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayme name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mayme and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Mayme are Maria (#115 via latest list), Mary (#120), Malia (#345), Marie (#579), Mara (#695), Maren (#1153), Marin (#1402), Maura (#1410), Mayra (#1411), May (#1581), Maymie, Mimi, Marylee, Maryjo, Mariel, Mamie, Mame, Marla, Mallie, Marlo and Maree. Other forms, like Muire, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Mayme was at its highest during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 9.7%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.5%, down 95%), with forms like Mayme becoming somewhat dated. Mara is the most chic name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayme, Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria, Marie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariel, Marin, Marla, Marlo, Mary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryjo, Marylee, Maura, May, Maymie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayra, Mimi in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names


Mayme is pronounced similarly to Mim. Other recommended names are Jaime, Jayme, Mable, Macee, Macie, Madge, Mae, Maemi, Maeve, Malke, Marge, Marne, Marte, Marve, Maude, Mauve, Mave, Maxie, Maxime, Maya, Mayah, Maybel, Mayble, Mayda, Mayde, Maydey (see Maida), Maye, Maysa, Maysen, Mazie and Padme. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mayme.