Maynard: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Maynard

Maynard

Pronunciation: MAY-nahrd (key)

Origin of the name Maynard:

From the Anglo-French Mainard, which is derived from the Old High German Maganhard (mighty and brave), a compound name composed of the elements magan (power, strength, might) and hart (strong, hardy, brave).

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Maynard Ferguson, Canadian jazz trumpet player and bandleader.
Maynard Harrison Smith, American Army Air Forces Staff Sergeant and Medal of Honor recipient.
Maynard Dixon, American artist.
Maynard Morrison, All-American football fullback and center for the University of Michigan.
John Maynard Keynes, British economist.
Maynard James Keenan, American rock singer (Tool and A Perfect Circle,) songwriter, musician, and producer.

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Maynard G. Krebs, "beatnik" sidekick character in the sitcom "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis."
Maynard James Delfino 'M.J.', a child character on the TV Series 'Desperate Housewives'.

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