Maëlys

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Maëlys
Pronunciation mah-ay-LEES
Gender female
Origin
Word/name Breton
Meaning "chief, prince"
Region of origin France
Other names
Related names Maël, Maëlle

Maëlys is a French feminine name of Breton origin. It is the feminine form of the name Maël, meaning "chief" or "prince." The name Maël was popularized by a fifth-century Breton saint Maël. The name is popular in France, where it has ranked in the top 50 names given to baby girls during the past five years. Maëlle, another feminine form of the name Maël, is also popular in France and is ranked in the top 50 names for girls.[1]

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