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Mae

Olivia Musembi
By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 21 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Selvakumar Mariappan (Technical Specialist)

Gender: Female

Origin: Hebrew, English

Meaning: The Fifth Month of the Ye...

Pronunciation: May, /meɪ/, M EY

Popularity Rank: #6,257

On this page:

  • 1. Mae Meaning
  • 2. Mae Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Mae
  • 4. Translations of Mae
  • 5. Mae Name Popularity
  • 6. Mae popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Mae
  • 8. Mae Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Mae

Mae Meaning

Derived from the Old English word 'maeg', meaning 'maid' or 'virgin'. It is also associated with the month of May, symbolizing new beginnings and growth.

Mae also means "The Fifth Month of the Year, Kinswomen, May, The Month May was Goddess of Spring Growth, Bitter, Pearl, Beloved, Young and pure, symbol of new beginnings and growth.".

Mae is commonly found in United States of America, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and 78 more countries.

Mae Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: May

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /meɪ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: M EY

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Mae Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Mae is recorded 9,061 times globally, ranking it as the 6,257th most common name worldwide.

Mae is most prevalent in United States of America, with 1,675 occurrences, making it the 2,020th most popular name in the country.

In Philippines, the name Mae is found among 1 in every 260 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Mae Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United States of America#2,0201 : 1,080
Philippines#571 : 260
Saudi Arabia#3,2251 : 3,214
France#2,2101 : 1,678
Kuwait#6401 : 1,034
Singapore#9391 : 1,434
United Arab Emirates#2,1351 : 2,741
United Kingdom#2,4631 : 1,636
Malaysia#4,1551 : 6,840
Egypt#9,7751 : 10,380
Canada#2,1701 : 1,634
Hong Kong#1,3471 : 2,020
Qatar#1,5961 : 2,435
Italy#6,6761 : 6,358
Oman#3,6741 : 4,445
Spain#4,7581 : 5,184
Colombia#9,3161 : 12,521
South Africa#10,8551 : 23,449
Morocco#8,5131 : 10,856
Bahrain#1,7971 : 3,080
Netherlands#5,4431 : 4,992
Mexico#9,3051 : 13,445
Peru#6,8071 : 14,248
Chile#5,2821 : 9,139
Taiwan#1,3731 : 4,477
Ireland#2,2111 : 2,323
Palestine#7,6661 : 8,512
Bolivia#4,7801 : 9,510
Syrian Arab Republic#11,3971 : 14,788
Israel#8,5691 : 9,254
Macao#1,6161 : 3,286
Iraq#25,5281 : 38,453
Algeria#22,9431 : 45,877
Jordan#6,5771 : 10,607
Germany#9,7751 : 13,097
Lebanon#5,2061 : 7,656
Argentina#4,6241 : 8,638
Belgium#8,2271 : 12,033
Uruguay#3,0711 : 5,482
Finland#3,2061 : 5,660

List of countries the name Mae is rarely found

  • Costa Rica:20 occurrences
  • Switzerland:19 occurrences
  • Jamaica:19 occurrences
  • Iran: 18 occurrences
  • Nigeria:17 occurrences
  • Cameroon:16 occurrences
  • China:16 occurrences
  • Panama:16 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 15 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam: 15 occurrences
  • Tunisia:15 occurrences
  • Turkey: 14 occurrences
  • Russia:12 occurrences
  • Japan: 11 occurrences
  • Sudan:10 occurrences
  • Libya:7 occurrences
  • Austria:6 occurrences
  • Denmark: 6 occurrences
  • Ghana:6 occurrences
  • India: 6 occurrences
  • Sweden: 5 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 4 occurrences
  • Malta:4 occurrences
  • Mauritius:4 occurrences
  • Namibia:4 occurrences
  • Albania: 3 occurrences
  • Angola:3 occurrences
  • Czechia: 3 occurrences
  • Ecuador:3 occurrences
  • Estonia:3 occurrences
  • Poland: 3 occurrences
  • Afghanistan: 2 occurrences
  • Guatemala:2 occurrences
  • Croatia: 2 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:2 occurrences
  • Luxembourg:2 occurrences
  • Maldives: 2 occurrences
  • Yemen:2 occurrences
  • Georgia:1 occurrences
  • Norway: 1 occurrences
  • Portugal:1 occurrences

Mae popularity in U.S.

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Mae Name Poster

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