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

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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Famous People Named Maceo

Maceo Parker, Jazz musician
Maceo Robert Martinez (2013), son of Halle Berry & Olivier Martinez
Maceo Grajales, Cuban guerrilla leader
Maceo Pinkard, American composer
Ahmad Maceo Eldridge Cleaver (b. 1969), son of Kathleen Cleaver

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