Really pretty.
someone-  9/27/2019
Huh, thought it was related to Maeve. It's pretty.
kayisforkeen  10/13/2018
One of my favourite girls name ever! I love the name Maeva! I think it’s beautiful! I love old names made more modern & this just kills that for me! Maeve is still very beautiful and could be used as a nickname! My friend has a tradition in her family - all girls names must start with the letter M - I hope she uses this name!
CrayStay  4/4/2018
A famous bearer is Maeve Dermody an Australian actress.
cutenose  2/29/2016
I like the version Maëva (pronounced Mah-eh-vah), I think it sounds absolutely beautiful.
― Anonymous User  12/24/2014
If this name was pronounced as 'may-vuh' then I would add it to my list /:
Much prefer that pronunciation.
― Anonymous User  9/9/2014
My sister up top's (who's half Samoan like me) name is Maeva and it's pronounced "ma -EH -va" . Like the EH is "e" in egg. I like this better than Maeve.
DidiGiraffe  10/16/2010
I really like how this name sounds and the meaning -- "welcome." It feels like if a parent gives child this name, they are welcoming their baby into the world.
― Anonymous User  3/9/2010
Maeva is a great name. I love Maeve and Méabh, but they are so overused in Ireland. Maeva is a lot more unique, and it's a very beautiful name. Even nicer than Maeve, I must confess. I really like it. I think it would suit any sort of girl.
― Anonymous User  8/13/2009
My name is Maeva and I'm half Samoan so my name is pronounced like this-mah-EH-va. But everyone just calls me mayva because they cannot pronounce it.
blue_bull28  5/31/2008
It's pronounced MAH ay vah (spelled Maéva, with an accent).
Lilia Nigra  3/8/2008
Since my last name is Maeva it does have a lasting impression. The name was given to me by my father, and his father was from American Samoa, which seems to be a large family in the islands. The e is silent and is actually pronounced more with an long a sound Ma'ava, something do do with the actual vowels recognized in their alphabete.
skikidd  2/2/2008
Maeva is a wonderful alternative to the Irish name Maeve, which although is nice enough has an unwanted meaning of "intoxicating".
― Anonymous User  1/1/2008
Actually, the Irish name is Meabh or Meadhbh (both pronounced MAYV). Maeve is just the anglicisation. You cannot call Maeve the Irish form, since "v", as a letter, and the diphthong "ae" does not exist in Irish.
― Anonymous User  6/3/2009
I think this name is very beautiful. It would work well as either a first or middle name.
sqirrlie  3/1/2007

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