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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • French : A small bird; song-thrush; joy

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Altered spelling of German Mewes, a pet form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).
  • Bearers of this name are descended from Johannes Meivus, who landed in Philadephia in 1737.

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