Mavis meaning

māvĭs
A female given name.
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Song thrush.
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Origin of mavis

  • Middle English from Old French mauvis probably from mauve seagull, mew

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Coined in the end of the 19th century from a poetical name for the song thrush.

    From Wiktionary

  • From the Irish Queen Mab.

    From Wiktionary