Maud

First Name
13k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
106
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Maud mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Maud

"Maud" is a name of English origin, and it means "Battle might". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Maud
A gray plaid; -- used by shepherds in Scotland.
Wiktionary

From Old French Mahaut, cognate with Matilda.

  1. A female given name.

Maud was also found in the following language(s): Faroese, French, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Maud

Maud Adams is an actress and model. She was most active from 1970 to 2006. Maud was given the name Maud Solveig Christina Wikström on February 12th, 1945 in Luleå, Sweden.

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Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria was royalty. She has had major accomplishments since 1905. Maud was born as the child of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark on November 26th, 1869 in Marlborough House, London. She breathed her last breath on November 20th, 1938.

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Maud Gonne was an activist. Maud was born on December 21st, 1866 in Tongham, England. She left this life on April 27th, 1953.

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Maud Leonora Menten was a scientist. Maud was born on March 20th, 1879. She passed away on July 26th, 1960.

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Maud Allan was an artist in the fields of dance and choreography. Maud was given the name Beulah Maude Durrant on August 27th, 1873 in Toronto. She died on October 7th, 1956.

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Maud was born as the child of Isabella de Beauchamp on February 2nd, 1282. She left this life in 1322.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Maud

Princess Maud was royalty. She holds the title Countess of Southesk. Princess was born as the child of Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, Louise, and Princess Royal on April 3rd, 1893 in East Sheen Lodge, Richmond-upon-Thames. She died on December 14th, 1945.

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Maud is royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1124 to 1130.

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His military service ended in 1956. Colin was born on January 21st, 1903 in Beckenham. He breathed his last breath in 1980.

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Countess was born on April 4th, 1339. She left this life on April 10th, 1362.

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The Lord Redcliffe-Maud was a politician. The was given the name John Primatt Redcliffe Maud on February 3rd, 1906 in Bristol, England. He left this life on November 20th, 1982.

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Humphrey was born on April 17th, 1934. He died on November 10th, 2013.

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How popular is the baby name Maud in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 345 345 0 #70 girl name
1881 334 328 6 #71 girl name
1882 432 432 0 #69 girl name
1883 430 425 5 #69 girl name
1884 461 461 0 #72 girl name
1885 429 429 0 #75 girl name
1886 483 478 5 #74 girl name
1887 402 402 0 #83 girl name
1888 469 469 0 #86 girl name
1889 437 432 5 #92 girl name
1890 439 439 0 #97 girl name
1891 366 366 0
1892 407 402 5
1893 366 366 0
1894 333 333 0
1895 305 305 0
1896 298 298 0
1897 270 270 0
1898 262 262 0
1899 244 244 0
1900 286 286 0
1901 221 221 0
1902 218 218 0
1903 176 176 0
1904 159 159 0
1905 192 192 0
1906 181 181 0
1907 143 143 0
1908 143 138 5
1909 122 122 0
1910 143 143 0
1911 135 135 0
1912 149 149 0
1913 168 168 0
1914 175 175 0
1915 182 182 0
1916 165 165 0
1917 168 168 0
1918 182 182 0
1919 162 162 0
1920 159 159 0
1921 131 131 0
1922 145 145 0
1923 157 157 0
1924 133 133 0
1925 128 128 0
1926 118 118 0
1927 109 109 0
1928 79 79 0
1929 81 81 0
1930 70 70 0
1931 44 44 0
1932 65 65 0
1933 49 49 0
1934 43 43 0
1935 43 43 0
1936 30 30 0
1937 37 37 0
1938 45 45 0
1939 16 16 0
1940 24 24 0
1941 31 31 0
1942 20 20 0
1943 28 28 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 21 21 0
1946 18 18 0
1947 20 20 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 18 18 0
1950 19 19 0
1951 21 21 0
1952 12 12 0
1953 18 18 0
1954 13 13 0
1955 11 11 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 13 13 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 9 9 0
1962 7 7 0
1964 8 8 0
1965 11 11 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 10 10 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 8 8 0
1984 6 6 0
1987 6 6 0
1991 5 5 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 5 5 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 7 7 0
2013 6 6 0
2014 5 5 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Maud as a first name

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Popularity of Maud as a last name

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Common last names for Maud

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Clark
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Thomas
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Young

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maud U.S.
  White 71.70% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 11.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maud

People with the last name Maud are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Maud

  • How Popular is the name Maud? Maud is the 2,148th most popular name of all time. As a last name Maud was the 153,769th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maud have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,167 babies born with the first name Maud in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maud to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maud? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 345 new born babies.
  • When was Maud first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maud is Thursday, July 21st, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Maud born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maud was in 1886 with a total of 478 babies.
  • Random Maud Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maud is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 9 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Maud: Your name in reverse order is Duam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adum. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maud? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 106 people with the last name Maud.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maud? Maud is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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