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Meaning and name origin

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


Maud has 2 variant forms: Maude and Maudie.

For more information, see also the related girl name Madeline.


Maud is a very popular first name for females (#1424 out of 4276, Top 33%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#81406 out of 88799, Top 92%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Maud for girls. Maud reached its highest rank of #74 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Maud and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Madeline (#89), Matilda (#583), Maudie, Maud and Maude. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Maud is also pronounced similarly to Mayde and Mead. Other suggested similar baby names are Mada, Maddy, Mady, Maida, Mat, Mata and Mayda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maud.