What does Maverick mean?
Maverick \m(a)-veri-ck, mav(e)-rick\ as a boys' name is pronounced MAV-rick. It is of American origin, and the meaning of Maverick is "an independent man who avoids conformity". A 19th-century American named Maverick refused to brand his calves as other ranchers did; his name has since then been used in common language.
Maverick has 1 variant: Mavrick.
Maverick is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#102173 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Maverick for boys. Maverick entered the list in 1994 and reached its apex position of #206 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)