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I like this name. In Nora Roberts' futuristic series about a cop in NYC, a character's name is Mavis. She's a friend of Eve's (the cop).
-- xKatiex  10/30/2006
The dowdy and dithery middle-aged character in the television soap Coronation Street was called Mavis Riley when she was an unmarried woman, but Mavis Wilton when she got married.
--  9/5/2007
I think I vaguely remember a character with this name on an episode of Batman: The Animated Series. I think she was a friend of Cat Woman, unless I'm completely mistaken.
-- thefancyapple  6/9/2009
In the movie Go West Young Man, Mae West played a character with this name (which, for some reason, she pronounced "MAH-vis").
-- Kosta  8/27/2009
The unseen sister of Cpl. Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes.
-- Atarah Derek  2/25/2011
Mavis Beacon is a fictional character created for the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing software popular in American schools in the 1990s.
-- Anonymous User  6/24/2011
Mavis is the name of the lead character, portrayed by Charlize Theron, in the film "Young Adult" (2011).
-- Vesey  3/28/2014
There is a computer program to teach typing called "Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing."
-- thesnowwhiterose  12/12/2014
Mavis Dracula from the Hotel Transylvania franchise.
-- highexpectasians  1/19/2016
Mavis is a black diesel engine in Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends.
-- Just Call Me J  6/7/2016
Mavis Vermilion from the anime "Fairy Tail" who founded the Fairy Tail guild.
-- MickyTheMouse02  4/2/2017

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