"hardy, brave, strong"

Maynard Origin and Meaning

The name Maynard is a boy's name of German origin meaning "hardy, brave, strong".

Sometimes pronounced MAY-nerd, which is death to a name. However, the name Maynard was given to 25 boys in 2022.

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Maynard Rank in US Top 1000

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Famous People Named Maynard

  • Maynard James Keenanlead singer of Tool, A Perfect Circle & Puscifer
  • Maynard Holbrook JacksonJr., American politician; 1st black mayor of Atlanta
  • (Walter) Maynard FergusonCanadian jazz musician
  • Maynard PirsigAmerican legal scholar
  • MaynardAustralian radio and TV presenter
  • Maynard DixonAmerican painter
  • John Maynard Keynes1st Baron Keynes, English economist
  • Rex Maynard LinnAmerican actor

Maynard in Pop Culture

  • Maynard G. Krebscharacter on TV's "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis"
  • Maynard James "MJ" Delfinoson of Mike and Susan on TV's "Desperate Housewives"
  • Maynard Keyescharacter from the movie "The Sasquatch Gang"
  • Maynardcharacter in film "Pulp Fiction"
  • Brother Maynardcharacter in film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"