Gender: Male Pronunciation: MAY-see-o Meaning of Maceo: "gift of God" Origin of Maceo: Spanish variation of Matthew

Maceo Origin and Meaning

The name Maceo is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "gift of God".

This semi-obscure historic name was recently chosen for their son by Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez.

A possible namesake is Maceo Grajales, a Cuban guerrilla leader who was second-in-command of the Army of Independence. Another is Harlem Renaissance figure Maceo Pinkard, composer of the song "Sweet Georgia Brown."

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Guest Says:


I prefer Matteo. Maceo sounds like a girls name made masculine.