Mayes Name Meaning & Origin
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Mayes is a surname that can be used as a first name.
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We named our son this after his grandmother's maiden name. We usually tell people Mayes like Hayes to help make the name familiar.
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This interesting and unusual surname is of early medieval English origin, and is a patronymic of May, which is from a pet form of the male given name Matthew, which is of biblical origin, ultimately from the Hebrew male given name "Matityahu", meaning "gift of God", recorded in the Greek New Testament in the form "Matth(a)ias".
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