French or Breton
"chief or prince"

Maelys Origin and Meaning

The name Maelys is a girl's name of French origin meaning "chief or prince".

Another feminine form of the old saint's name Mael. Spelled Maëlys, it is a very popular name in France today.

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Famous People Named Maelys

  • Maelys CabezonFrench actress

Maelys in Pop Culture

  • Maelyscharacter in The Song of the Tears trilogy by Ian Irvine
  • Maelys Blackfyremale character in G.R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire