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  1. #6
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    Ok this is the website I heard the alternative pronunciation:

    www.pronouncehow.com/english/maeve_pronunciation

  2. #8
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    MAYV, all one syllable.
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  3. #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by scarletrune View Post
    MAYV, all one syllable.
    Agreed.

    Also, I saw it spelled this way once. *Shudder*
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  4. #12
    MAYV like it Rhymes with Grave, Dave, Save ect. I think Maeve is an awesome name.
    Theodore Arthur

  5. #14
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    I've only ever heard it MAVE as well. It's not really my cup of tea regardless, but I like it even less pronounced like Reeve with an "M".
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