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What does Mainard mean?

Mainard Pronunciation of Mainard [mainard] as a boys' name is a German name, and Mainard means "brave or hard strength". Mainard is an alternate spelling of Meinhard (German): Maynard is the anglicized form.

Associated with: brave, strength.


Mainard has 1 variant: Maynard.

1 more alternative form via Meinhard: Meinhardt.

Creative forms:
(male) Manard, Minard, ..

(female) Maimar, Maina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mainard Ford (M.F.), ..

How popular is Mainard?

Mainard is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#57985 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Maynard is the only popular varying form of Mainard (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. This form of Mainard was popular as a birth name 105 years ago (adoption of 0.03%), but now, Maynard has fallen out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maynard in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mainard and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mainard is pronounced similarly to Maynhard and Menard. Other recommended names are Aliard, Barnard, Barnhard, Bayard, Bearnard, Bernard, Brainard, Brainerd, Braynard, Burnard, Dainard, Dainehard (see Dainard), Dainhard (see Dainard), Daneard, Daynard (see Dainard), Eadward, Eginard (see Eginhard), Eginhard, Einhard, Gaillard, Gallard, Gardnard (see Gardner), Gaspard, Girard, Halvard, Halward, Harvard, Haward, Hayward, Hazard, Hazzard, Jarard, Kaird, Kennard, Kinnard, Laird, Lenard, Lennard, Leonard, Lonnard, Maier, Maitland, Makar, Makari, Makary, Manfred, Manfrid, Mannfred (see Manfred), Mannfryd (see Manfred), Mariland (see Maryland), Mariner, Marinor (see Marriner), Marland, Maynor, Meinor, Meinrad, Millard, Milward, Minor, Minoru, Packard, Rainart, Rainhard, Raynard, Raynord, Reinhard, Renard, Rennard, Ricard, Rikard, Siward, Steinard and Vernard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mainard.

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