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Origin or Ethnicity
Its source is Meadhbh, a Gaelic name meaning "Intoxicating."
Though not linguistically related, Maude and Mabel have been historically used as English versions of Maeve.
This girl's name is used in English and Irish Gaelic.
Variant Forms: Mab, Mave and Meave
Source Forms: Meadhbh
The name Maeve ranked 728th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics.
The original form was the name of a wild, powerful warrior queen of pre-Christian Ireland. She is described in the Irish prose epic Tain Bo Cuailnge (''The Cattle Raid of Cooley'').
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