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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Maynard
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Maynard in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Maynard:
Records indicate that 13,471 boys in the United States have been named Maynard since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1922, when 400 people in the U.S. were given the name Maynard. Those people are now 94 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Maynard
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5 Positive Comments
"Maynard (Henry Maynard) first came to America from England in 1698 as a Merchant (Sea Captain) and bought land in Annapolis Maryland. His ancestor fought with William the Conqueror to "Modernize" England in 1066. The earlier Maynard spelled his name Maignard, since he was French. The Maynard/Maignard Castle is in Normandy France." Dec. 29, 2010:
"I am the only one who is named Maynard either at school, military, work or circle of friends. You never get confused who I am.
But it was hell in elementary school" Nov. 24, 2010:
"I LOVE this name! It was my grandpa's name, whom I adored and I hope to make it a future son's name! Thankfully my husband is okay with that and he really likes the nickname Mayne! I think it's a cute name that should make a comeback just like the girl's names, Ella, Ava, etc." Dec. 28, 2009:
"This is my son's name. He is five and has learned to spell it with ease. It is often mispronounced, but I can't understand why. We're proud of his name...it is unusual, strong and masculine." May. 18, 2009:
"The name Maynard is great! We didn't name our child Maynard, but we did name our dog, a Great Dane. But, we found Maynard in a very old dictionary one night and it was a noun, meaning of great power and masculine." Nov. 25, 2006:
1 Negative Comment
"Maynard? How badly must a parent want their child to be teased! Maybe you can just tape a "kick me" sign to his back instead?" Dec. 26, 2010:
2 Neutral Comments
"One of my grandmother's brother had a son named Maynard. Maynard was rather rough and masculine. Tough. I used the name in a novel for a character....a minister." Feb. 4, 2010:
"i like the name maynard and i searched it on google because it just popped into my head and i like it" Sep. 22, 2009:
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