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Gender: Female Meaning of Mauve: "violet-colored" Origin of Mauve: French

The name Mauve is a girl's name of French origin meaning "violet-colored". Mauve and is often added to lists like Cool Middle Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Mauve is an offbeat color name whose soft and sentimental Victorian spirit is conveyed by the name. One of the newer color names like Blue, Gray and Plum that are increasingly being used as novel middle names for girls.

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