Mael - Meaning of Mael
[ 2 syll. mae(l), ma-el ] The baby boy name Mael is pronounced as MAA-ehL or MIHL- †. Mael is used chiefly in the Breton, French, Gaelic, and Welsh languages, and it is derived from Celtic origins. It is derived literally from the word 'mael' which means disciple, prince, chief. The name was borne by Maël, a fifth century Breton saint who lived in Wales. It was also borne by Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill (975/976-1022), a High King of Ireland. The name Maelle (Breton and French) is the female form of Mael.
Maël (Breton and French variant spelling) is a form of Mael.
Mael is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Mael: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"