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

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Origin and Meaning of Mayen

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  • A submission from Kenya says the name Mayen means "A town in germany" and is of German origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mayen

Gerson Mayen is a soccer player for the Santa Tecla F.C., Chivas USA, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, LA Laguna FC, C.D. FAS, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, and El Salvador national football team. Gerson was born on February 9th, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


Gordon was born in 1922 in Karagok , Anglo-Egyptian Sudan,. He died in 2008.


Nai Mayen is an athlete for the Syracuse Silver Knights.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Mayen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mayen U.S.
  White 8.58% 64.26%
  African American 6.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 84.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mayen

People with the last name Mayen are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Mayen

  • How Popular is the name Mayen? Mayen is the 61,954th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mayen was the 15,223rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mayen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20 babies born with the first name Mayen in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mayen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Mayen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mayen was in 2005 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mayen: Your name in reverse order is Neyam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nyame. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mayen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,934 people with the last name Mayen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mayen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mayen as their last name since less than 1 person in 152k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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