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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maeva

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from France, the name Maeva is of Polynesian / Hawaiian origin and means "Welcome".
  • A user from France says the name Maeva means "'Welcome' in Tahitian".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Maeva means "Fruit of hard work" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
Other origins: English

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International Interest

From Tahitian maeva (“welcome”).

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Maeva

Maeva Méline is a pop, folk, pop music, and folk music musician. Maeva was born on January 20th, 1980.



Maëva was born on May 8th, 1991.


Maeva Sarrasin is a soccer player for the FC Yverdon Féminin and Switzerland women's national football team. Maeva was born on June 10th, 1987 in Switzerland.


Maëva was born on December 26th, 1991 in Vichy.


Maeva Pariguian is an athlete for the Olympique de Marseille (Ladies).


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International Interest for Maeva

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Fun Facts about the name Maeva

  • How Popular is the name Maeva? Maeva is the 17,572nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Maeva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 438 babies born with the first name Maeva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maeva to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maeva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1940 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Maeva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maeva is Friday, May 13th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Maeva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maeva was in 2014 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Maeva Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maeva is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Maeva: Your name in reverse order is Aveam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vaaem. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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