Mae

Female

Meaning

Goddess of song

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/meɪ/

Traits associated with the name Mae:

Dogs named Mae tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Mae?

Naming your dog Mae suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and a fondness for the letter "M". It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the name Mae, either because it is a family name or because it has some special meaning to you.

Is Mae a good dog name?

Mae is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Mae isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

6,913
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1,492
New York City Dog Name Database
1,757
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Mae is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mae was, in the past month, the 2230th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Mae is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Mae was viewed 73 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Mae's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Mae is most adored in Idaho, Minnesota and Alabama.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Arizona, District of Columbia and Iowa.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Mae.

Most popular breeds named Mae:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. English Cocker Spaniel
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Border Collie

Mae is found in these categories:

irish dog names
irish

Derived from Maebh, an ancient Irish queen's name.

british dog names
british

Commonly used in Wales, derived from "Mair", meaning Mary.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the 1920s, it echoes flapper era charm and simplicity.

grumpy dog names
grumpy

Mae sounds like a moan, perfect for a sulky pooch!

Dog names like Mae:

A grumpy character from the sitcom of the same name
Pearl
Diminutive Form Of Mildred Or Millicent
Bee
Of The Sea Or Bitter
May
Goddess Maia Or Family Of Matthew
Mae dog name meaning

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