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Gender: Male Meaning of Mael: "chief or prince" Origin of Mael: French or Breton

The name Mael is a boy's name of French, Breton origin meaning "chief or prince". Mael and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name sightings".

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The name of a fifth century Breton saint.

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caetano Says:


its pronounced "mah-EL"

AimeeWard Says:


Don't know why, but I really like Mael ... if I'm pronouncing it correctly that is!

Zelliew Says:


I think of the mailman, sorry.

senseandsensibility Says:


Handsome name. Sadly, the meaning could be deeper or at least more unusual. Sounds a little like the cousin of Noel.