Name: Mame

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mame

  • Meaning:
    Pearl
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Pet form of Margaret
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (maym)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mame

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This pet form of Mary or Margaret is perhaps best known for its use in the novel, musical, and movie "Auntie Mame." The name is also similar to the verb "maim," which means "to disable via injury."

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