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Mai

Gender: Female Meaning of Mai: "coyote" Origin of Mai: Japanese

The name Mai is a girl's name of French, Japanese, Vietnamese origin meaning "coyote". Mai and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Full Name CAF 4.4.15".

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fromtheocean12 Says:

2018-03-03T03:51:34

In my mind, this is pronounced like "my", not "may". It is still very pretty!

Scorpio Says:

2017-02-03T02:16:55

This name is actually spelled Mei.

mother_dragons Says:

2015-06-03T00:46:48

This is my nn (my full name is Maite), but I never knew it was a name on its own. It's funny though, because coyotes are one of my favourite animals

missyjane Says:

2015-03-13T18:35:34

This is also the month of May in German. Pretty!