A 19th century alternative spelling of Mamie, diminutive of the female given name Mary. (proper noun)
Examples of word Mayme
Elizabeth's mother Mary "Mayme" Walsh Burchill, was born in Binghamton, N.Y., the daughter of Maurice and Margaret (O'Hara) Walsh.
Iddie's mother Mary "Mayme" Walsh Burchill died March 20 of 1955.
Joe Palooka (Stuart Erwin) is a naive young man whose father Pete (Robert Armstrong) was a champion boxer, but his lifestyle caused Joe's mother Mayme (Marjorie Rambeau) to leave him and to take young Joe to the country to raise him.
The townspeople of Lamb's Corner make excellent secondary characters - Link's habit of squirreling away the best pens, two of Julia's more elderly Needlework Girls who know everyone's business and like the rest of the town have no problem barging into Dodge's apartment to offer all kinds of food, gifts, and advice; bombshell mayor Maude; and Bean and her mother Mayme who just want to find happiness after Bean's daddy left them.
Take for instance Mayme Clayton, who recently passed away at age 83.
By the time she died in October, at age 83 of pancreatic cancer ( "I've got a so-so body with a go-go mind," she said in her later years), Mayme Clayton amassed almost 30,000 rare, first-edition and out-of-print books.
The story goes that in the summer of 1899 Mayme went sailing on Lake Ontario.