Maeve originates in Gaelic languages and means "intoxicating woman". In Irish mythology, Maeve was the Queen of Connacht and the heroine of Tain Bo Cuailnge, the story of 'the driving-off of cows of Cooley'. As a feminine given name Maeve has gained quite some popularity in the United States lately.
Maive, Mave, Mayve, Meabh, Meadhbh, Meave, Medb, Meibh
Maeve Binchy - writer
Maeve Kelly - writer