Mavis: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Mavis

Of French origin and meaning "songbird" - so either your little Mavis will sing sweetly all the livelong day, or she'll happily tattle on every little infraction from friends and siblings.

Nicknames:

Mave, Mavie.

Famous people named Mavis:

Singer/civil rights activist Mavis Staples; Olympic swimmer Mavis Freeman; children's author Mavis Jukes; novelist Mavis Cheek; philanthropist (and wife of comedian Jay Leno) Mavis Nicholson Leno.

Fun fact:

Whether it's the Halloween season or not, your little Mavis will want to watch the animated Hotel Transylvania over and over - because of the character Mavis Dracula.

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