Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. /mej.lis/, /ma.i.lis/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the name of a town in southern France, said to derive from Occitan mair "mother" and French lys "lily". It is also sometimes considered a combination of Marie and lys.

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Entry updated January 21, 2022