MAEVE
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: MAYV   [key]
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Medb meaning "intoxicating". In Irish legend this was the name of a warrior queen of Connacht. Her fight against Ulster and the hero Cúchulainn is told in the Irish epic 'The Cattle Raid of Cooley'.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Méabh, Meadhbh, Mave, Meave (Irish), Méabh, Meadhbh, Medb (Irish Mythology)
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