What does Maud mean?
Maud /maud/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name is pronounced mawd. It is of French origin. Variant of Matilda. Common in the late 19th century. Actress Matilda Adams.
Related girl name: Madeline.
Maud▼ has 20 more related forms via Matilda: Mafalda, Maffalda, Maitilde, Maltilda, Maltilde, Mat, Matelda, Mathilda▼, Mathilde▼, Matilde▼, Matti, Mattie▼, Matty, Tilda▼, Tilde, Tildie, Tildy, Tilli, Tillie▼ and Tilly.Kreatif forms: Maudda, Mauddo. [more]
How popular is Maud?
Maud is a very prominent first name for women (#1424 out of 4276, Top 33%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#136783 out of 150436, Top 91%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Maud for girls. Maud reached its highest rank of #74 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Maud are Madeline (#89 a year ago), Mafalda, Mathilda, Mathilde, Matilda (#583), Matilde, Mattie (#958), Maude, Maudie, Tilda, Tilde, Tillie and Tilly. Variants like Matti are seldom used. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5602%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0979%, down 82.5%), with forms such as Mattie, Maude, Maudie, Tilda and Tillie becoming somewhat outmoded. Madeline (#89) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this list, and there is a resurgence in birth name usage for this name. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Maud and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)