MAE
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MAY   [key]
Meaning & History
Variant of MAY. A famous bearer was American actress Mae West (1893-1980), whose birth name was Mary.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Molly
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mariam, Maryam (Arabic), Margarid, Margarit, Mariam (Armenian), Maria, Miren, Maia (Basque), Maryia (Belarusian), Mary, Miriam (Biblical), Maria, Mariam (Biblical Greek), Miriam (Biblical Hebrew), Maria (Biblical Latin), Mari (Breton), Margarita, Mariya (Bulgarian), Margarida, Maria, Mariona, Ona (Catalan), Maria (Corsican), Margareta, Marija, Marijeta (Croatian), Marie, Markéta, Madlenka, Maja, Marika (Czech), Margareta, Margit, Margrethe, Mari, Maria, Marie, Grete, Grethe, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Margarethe, Marianne, Merete, Meta, Mette, Mia, Rita (Danish), Margareta, Margaretha, Margriet, Maria, Marja, Marjo, Mirjam, Annabel, Greet, Greetje, Griet, Jet, Maaike, Manon, Margreet, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria (Dutch), Maarja, Maret, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Marika (Estonian), Maaria, Maarit, Margareta, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Marketta, Mirjam, Mirjami, Maarika, Maija, Margareeta, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut, Miia, Reeta, Reetta (Finnish), Marguerite, Marie, Myriam, Annabelle, Manon, Margaux, Margot, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise (French), Maria, Maike, Mareike (Frisian), Margarida, María (Galician), Mariam, Mariami, Meri (Georgian), Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Maike, Maja, Mareike, Margrit, Marianne, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Meta, Mia, Mitzi, Ria, Rita (German), Maria, Marika (Greek), Malia, Mele (Hawaiian), Miriam (Hebrew), Mariamne (History), Margaréta, Margit, Margita, Mária, Gréta, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marika, Mariska, Rita (Hungarian), Margrét, María, Mæja (Icelandic), Máire, Mairéad, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Mallaidh, Maureen, Moyra (Irish), Margherita, Maria, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi, Rita (Italian), Amabilia, Margarita (Late Roman), Marija (Latvian), Margreet, Greet (Limburgish), Margarita, Marija (Lithuanian), Marija (Macedonian), Margaid, Moirrey, Paaie, Voirrey (Manx), Mere (Maori), Malle, Meggy, Molle (Medieval English), Margareta, Margit, Margrete, Margrethe, Mari, Maria, Marie, Grete, Grethe, Maiken, Maja, Marianne, Marit, Marita, Meta, Mette, Mia, Rita (Norwegian), Margarida, Maria (Occitan), Maryam (Persian), Małgorzata, Maria, Gosia, Małgosia, Marzena (Polish), Margarida, Maria, Anabela, Mariazinha, Rita (Portuguese), Margareta, Maria (Romanian), Margarita, Mariya, Marya, Maryana (Russian), Márjá (Sami), Maighread, Mairead, Màiri, Maura, Moira, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi (Scottish), Marija (Serbian), Margita, Mária, Markéta (Slovak), Margareta, Marija, Marjeta, Mirjam (Slovene), Margarita, María, Anabel, Marita, Rita (Spanish), Maritza (Spanish (Latin American)), Margareta, Margit, Mari, Maria, Marie, Greta, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Marit, Marita, Märta, Merit, Meta, Mia, My, Rita (Swedish), Meryem (Turkish), Mariya (Ukrainian), Meryem (Uyghur), Mair, Marged, Mari, Mererid, Mairwen, Mared, Megan (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #674 for girls 
England/Wales  ranked #499 for girls 
France  ranked #328 for girls
 ranked #160 for boys