Maedhbh Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Maeve:
Anglicized form of Meadhbh, a name of uncertain meaning.
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Maeve is a short and sweet legendary ancient Irish queen's name that is now finding well-deserved favor here -- and would make an excellent first or middle name choice, with more character and resonance than Mae/May and more modern charm than Mavis.
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Maeve appears in Irish mythology in two forms, one as the powerful Queen of Connacht, the other as the queen of the fairies.