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Gender: Female Meaning of Maelys: "chief or prince" Origin of Maelys: French or Breton

The name Maelys is a girl's name of French origin meaning "chief or prince". Maelys and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "List 5 middles".

From the experts:

Another feminine form of the old saint's name Mael.

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Famous People Named Maelys

Maelys Cabezon, French actress

Pop Culture References for the name Maelys

Maelys, character in The Song of the Tears trilogy by Ian Irvine
Maelys Blackfyre, male character in G.R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire