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Maud /maud/ as a girls' name is pronounced mawd. It is of French origin. Variant of Matilda. Common in the late 19th century. Actress Matilda Adams.


Maud has 2 variants: Maude and Maudie.

Related girl name: Madeline.

Maud has 3 more related forms via Matilda: Mat, Matti and Matty.

Kreatif forms: Maudda, Mauddo. [more]

pinHow 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. Demographics)

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Maud for girls. Maud entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #74 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maud name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maud outside U.S.

Prominent alternative forms of Maud are Madeline (#89 a year ago), Matilda (#583), Maude and Maudie. Other variants, like Mat, are seldom used. These relations of Maud were favored by parents 124 years ago (adoption of 0.852%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.266%, 69% less), with forms such as Maud becoming less stylish. Madeline is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this list, and there is a resurgence in birth name usage for this name.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maud, Madeline, Matilda, Maude, Maudie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madeline, Matilda outside U.S.

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Maud is pronounced similarly to Mayde, Mead and Meade. Other recommended similar baby names are Aud, Mab, Maci, Macy, Mada, Maddy, Mady, Mae, Mag, Magda, Maguy, Mai, Maia, Maida, Mair, Maj, Maja, Maji, Mal, Mala, Mali, Mame, Manda, Mandi, Mando, Mandy, Mara, Mare, Marg, Mari, Mart, Mary, Mata, Maura, Maure, Mauve, Mave, Max, Maxi, Maxy, May, Maya, Mayda and Maye. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maud.