Mahé

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Breton
(MAH-ay)

The name is a Breton short form of Matthew, now used as an independent given name. Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1699 –1753) gave his name to the main island of the Seychelles.

The name is borne by New Zealand Olympic rower, Mahé Drysdale (b.1978) who was named for the island.

As of 2010, Mahé was the 141st most popular male name in France.

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