What does Maverick mean?
Maverick [mav-er-ick] 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.
Associated with: 19th century.
Maverick▲ has 1 variant: Mavrick.Creative forms:
(male) Maderick, Marerick, ..
(female) Maverg, Mavericka, .. Middle name pairings:
Maverick Rowen (M.R.), ..
How popular is Maverick?
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 history of Maverick for boys. Maverick entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #184 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aerick, Alberick, Alerick, Allerick, Baldrick, Bardrick, Barrick, Carrick, Darick, Darrick▼, Derick, Dierick, Ederick, Garrick▼, Goderick, Havelock, Haverill, Jerick, Kadrick, Macerio, Marik, Maurice▼, Melderick (see Meldrick), Meldrick, Merrick, Meyrick, Myrick, Patrick▼, Roderick▼, Saverio, Tarick, Varick, Varrick, Warick and Warrick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maverick.See names in meaning and etymology.