Name: Mahé

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mahé

  • Meaning:
    Gift of God
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Gift of God
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Gift of God
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (mah AY)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mahé

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  • Used in:
    French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Originally a male name, Mahé has been increasingly popular on girls.

    Mahé may be taken as a French variant of the Breton Mazhe, Breton form of Matthew.

    Mahé is also a surname (likewise derived from Matthieu/Matthew), and might have progressively been bestowed as a first name.

    Furthermore, Mahé is the name of the main island in the Republic of Seychelles, as well as the name of a former French colony in India.

    The use of Mahé on girls could simply be an appropriation of the boys' name. But since the 'h' is silent in French, it may also have been bestowed as a variant spelling of Maé.

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