Maeleigh Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Mae:
Originally used as a pet form of Mary and Margaret (pearl). More recently, however, it is usually associated with the name of the month, which is derived from the Latin Maius (the month of Maia, the Greek mythological goddess of increase). May is often bestowed as a middle name, or used as a name element in combination names such as Anna-Mae or May-Lynn. The name was borne by the popular actress Mae West (1892 - 1980). Her shapely bustline led to her name being used for an inflatable life preserver vest for use by RAF aviators downed at sea during World War II.
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Two single syllable names (Mae and Leigh), typically used as middle names, combined to make a single first name.
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My personel experience with the name Maeleigh is that my nae issss Maeleigh!! I am greek too.Im adopted so I don't know a whole lot about my ancestry.
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Mae Mae, M, Mae, Mails
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The little girl I know has the name Maeleigh because her mother combined MAY from her grandmother and LEIGH for Leighanna, her aunt. It has a lot of family meaning and is filled with love!
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