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Gender: F Meaning of Maven: "one who understands" Origin of Maven: Word name or Hebrew

Comedian Tracy Morgan added this one to the lexicon when he chose it for his daughter. In English, a maven can be defined as an expert or connoisseur. Maven feels more nameworthy than some other word choices given its similarity to the Irish Maeve or the trendy spiritual choice Haven.

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Entry in The Facts on File Dictionary of First Names (1983): "Maven (f) Also Mavin, Mavine, Mavon. Mabyn is probably also from the same name, Irish Maeve (Meadhbh), name of a 1st c. queen, but of unknown meaning."
Maven Blackbriar, character in the video game 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim'
Maven Calore, Prince in novel 'Red Queen' by Victoria Aveyard