Mavis: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mavis

Mavis

Pronunciation: MAY-vis (key)

Origin of the name Mavis:

First used in the late 19th century, this name is taken from mavis, which denotes a small bird, the "song thrush."

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I had a computer program when I was little called, "Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing"

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Mavis Staples - American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist who recorded with The Staple Singers.

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Mavis - Peter Newkirk's sister in the TV show Hogan's Heroes.

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