Diminutive of Mary or Margaret
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Mame Origin and Meaning

The name Mame is a girl's name .

Has a dotty, antic feel via dotty, antic Auntie Mame.

# 944 in the US

Mame Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Mame

  • Mame AdjeiGhanaian,American model, Miss Maryland ("America's Next Top Model" Cycle 22)
  • MameMarie Sy, Senegalese basketball player

Mame in Pop Culture

  • "Mame" musical theatre production and film
  • "Auntie Mame" book and classic Rosalind Russell comedy
  • Mame Powtherblues,singing central character of "The Narrows" (1953) by Ann Petry (novel set in the black neighbourhood of Monmouth, Connecticut)
  • "Put the Blame on Mame" song from 1946 film "Gilda"