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 "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
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.