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"Put the Blame on Mame" is the song sung by Rita Hayworth during her legendary striptease scene in the movie "Gilda" (1946). (It's worth youtube-ing!) Mame is a variant spelling of Mayme.

I would like this name much better if the homophone "maim" didn't mean "to mutilate, mangle, dismember", as in, "The explosion maimed him for life". In fact, the Middle English spelling of the word maim is "Mayme", which comes from the word "mayhem".

Still, I think this name is spunky, spirited and old-fashioned in a good way. May, Mamie and Amy would be sweet nicknames.
-- Anonymous User  9/23/2009
Is Mayme pronounced like "maim"? I dear hope not.
-- Ailis  3/3/2010
For the commenter above, I believe it is pronounced "MAY-mee". I like the sound of it, very cute!
-- ladybugluck  11/10/2010
I believe this is pronounced like it spells... may-me. I like it. It's cute.
-- blueeyesparkle  12/6/2011

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