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Gender: Female Meaning of Maeva: "welcome" Origin of Maeva: Tahitian

The name Maeva is a girl's name of French origin meaning "welcome". Maeva and is often added to lists like French Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "ALPHABET Drop 2 Add 1 - Girls".

From the experts:

Though it sounds like a variation of the Irish Maeve, Maeva actually hails from Tahiti, and is currently enjoying a wave of popularity in France, where it ranks in the Top 100, possibly via popular French folk singer and actress Maeva Meline.

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Famous People Named Maeva

Maeva Meline, french actress/singer

Pop Culture References for the name Maeva

Tahitian name meaning "welcome"


Smollie Says:


Not the biggest fan of Maeve, but as soon I heard the name Maeva I feel in love with it <3

katinka Says:


I don't really care for Maeve, but this is really stunning. And I (wrongly, perhaps) really love the meaning too!

Swangirl Says:


I think Maeva is gorgeous!

MaevaStyles Says:


Maëva actually means "Welcome" in Tahitian :)