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My step daughters name is Maud, she is 13, (in 8th grade) and sweet responsible and beautiful. Her birthday is May 4th. she is athletic and red haired, She has 2 step brothers (her mother and my biological sons.) the first named Vin (short for Vincent)he is in 1st grade. the second named August, he is turning 4 years old tomorrow. are a sweet happy family. Maud is a great name. -written on December 7th 2011
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I'm from the netherlands and my name is Maud. People from other countries (like canada, france and italy) have had trouble pronouncig my name so I had to give them my second name or just say Matilda or "M"
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Maudie, M, Maudy
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Maud is an irish name short for Matilda. It means powerful warrior and is most used in the UK and Netherlands.
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Lucy Maud Montgomery, (always called "Maud" by family and friends) publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, (November 30, 1874–April 24, 1942) was a Canadian author, best known for a series of novels beginning with "Anne of Green Gables," published in 1908.
Maud Gonne (1866-1953), gutsy social rights activist, actor, writer, editor, also inspiration for Irish poet Yeat's Cathleen in Houlihan (1892) and his unrequited lover, co-founder for Daughters of Erin, one of the founders of Sinn Fein, helped establish the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, formed the Women’s Prisoners’ Defence League.
Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria, Queen of Norway, Princess of England.
Dr. Maud Menten, Canadian chemist.
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"Maud", poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson