Maeve

Maeve - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maeve, meaning she who intoxicates, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1954 on position #2182. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maeve and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maeve? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Maeve. The baby girl name Maeve was given to 534 baby girls in 2012, ranking #525 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,647 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maeve peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 525.



Famous with this name

Maeve Quinlan
Stella Maeve
Maeve Murphy


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Maeve is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maeve is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #73 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,072.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Maeve is where you live.


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Maeve origin and meaning

Maeve is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means she who intoxicates. To see famous people named Maeve, pop culture references for the name Maeve and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maeve

We've found the following names that sound similar to Maeve, sorted by popularity.

Monifa / Monifah / Maeva /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012525
2011595
2010540
2009590
2008632
2007619
2006636
2005710
2004714
2003677
2002721
2001737
2000786
1999649
1998871
1997900
19961147
19951172
19941433
19931577
19921604
19911874
19902543
19892197
19881993
19873869
19862435
19843130
19833474
19823127
19813474
19652478
19632223
19612492
19602054
19542182

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts73
Rhode Island81
District of Columbia123
Connecticut136
New Hampshire147
Illinois179
Delaware186
Maine237
New Jersey258
New York286
Pennsylvania302
Ohio428
Oregon453
Minnesota503
Virginia539
Washington570
Maryland611
Colorado613
Missouri619
Kansas624
Wisconsin661
Indiana696
Michigan843
California1008
Arizona1041
Georgia1112
North Carolina1303
Florida1655
Texas2072

Even more about Maeve


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Maeve a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Maeve?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Maeve
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,647
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1954
2012 births +534

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