Mae is a gorgeous name that is often overlooked with its reputation for being an older name. But sometimes "old" can also mean timeless! Mae is of French and English origin. In French, the name means "month of May" and English the name means “kinswoman”. And interestingly enough, Mae is
also sometimes used as a short form of the name Mary.
Mae is a great option if you’re looking for a bright and cheerful name but one that is also on the unique side. Mae is currently ranked #1,063 on the baby name popularity charts, which is actually a decline in popularity from its #724 ranking in 2017. Variations of this beautiful name include May, Maye, and Maeve.