Maverick

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Gender: M Meaning of Maverick: "independent, nonconformist" Origin of Maverick: American Maverick's Popularity in 2016: #139

At the rate it's growing, Maverick soon won't seem like such a maverick anymore -- it's already at Number 139 for 2016. Heard first in a 1950s James Garner western TV series, and then as the Tom Cruise character in Top Gun, Maverick symbolizes an unfettered, free spirit.

Famous People Named Maverick

Maverick Viñales (Ruiz), Spanish motorcycle racer
Maverick Weller, Australian rules footballer
Matthew James "Maverick Matt" Bentley, American pro wrestler
Maverick Wild, ring name of Scott Cameron Despres, American pro wrestler
Maverick Sabre, stage name of Michael Stafford, English-Irish singer-songwriter
Maverick, former stage name of Anders Lundström, Swedish musician
Maverick Elijah Sooter (b. 2010), son of Christian singer Meredith Andrews and Jacob Sooter
Maverick Ott (b. 2015), son of ice hockey player Steve Ott
Maverick Jax Ericson (b. 2016), son of TV personality Briana Renee of "Little Women: LA"
Maverick Reed McKinney (b. 2016), son of TV personalities Maci Bookout and Taylor McKinney of "Teen Mom"
Maverick Alexandra Jean Amell (b. 2013), daughter of actor Stephen Amell and model Cassandra Jean
Samuel Augustus Maverick, American rancher, lawyer and politician, originator of the term "maverick"

Pop Culture References for the name Maverick

Maverick, Pete Mitchell's call sign in the popular film "Top Gun", played by Tom Cruise.
Bret, Bart, Beau, and Brent Maverick, main characters on TV's "Maverick" and 1994 film
Maverick, term for wild, unbranded cattle, originating with Samuel Maverick
Maverick, mutant in X-Men comics
OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Apple Mac operating system, released in 2013.
Dallas Mavericks, American professional basketball team
The Maverick, a roller coaster at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio

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