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Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. MAY-LEES, MA-EE-LEES

Meaning & History

From the name of a town in southern France, possibly derived from Occitan mair "mother" and French lys "lily". It is also sometimes considered a combination of MARIE and lys.