Maeve
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
MAYV
Meaning
Intoxicating woman
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Maeve originates in Gaelic languages and means "intoxicating woman". In Irish mythology, Maeve was the Queen of Connacht and the heroine of Tain Bo Cuailnge, the story of 'the driving-off of cows of Cooley'. As a feminine given name Maeve has gained quite some popularity in the United States lately.

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Maive, Mave, Mayve, Meabh, Meadhbh, Meave, Medb, Meibh

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