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Gender: Female Origin of Maeby: Diminutive of Mae

The name Maeby is a girl's name of American origin. Maeby and is often added to user-created lists like Pretty, Whimsical and Strange and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Maeby sprang into the modern consciousness via the cult TV favorite Arrested Development, in which the appealing teen character Maeby's name is a nickname for Mae. It's also a homonym for Maybe, which undercuts its inherent cuteness. Is Maeby prime for a real life baby name? Sorry, but we can't resist: Maybe.

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Pop Culture References for the name Maeby

Mae "Maeby" Funke, character on the TV show "Arrested Development"