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What does Meinhard mean?

Meinhard Pronunciation of Meinhard [mein-hard] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Meinhard is "brave or hard strength". Maynard is the anglicized form.

Associated with: brave, strength.


Meinhard has 4 variants: Mainard, Maynard, Meinhardt and Meino.

2 more alternative forms via Maynard: Maynhard and Menard.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Meinhard Davion (M.D.), ..

How popular is Meinhard?

Meinhard is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#130443 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Meinhard (outside Top 2000) is Maynard. This form of Meinhard was at the apex of its popularity in the 1910s (#299), but now, Maynard has become somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barnhard, Bernard, Bernhald (see Bernal), Bernhard, Bernhardo (see Bernard), Dainard, Dainehard (see Dainard), Dainhard (see Dainard), Eginard (see Eginhard), Eginhard, Eginhardt (see Eginhard), Einhard, Einhardt, Gerhard, Kennard, Kenward, Kinnard, Lenard, Lennard, Leonard, Leonhard, Meinor, Meinrad, Millard, Milward, Rainhard, Rainhardt, Reinald, Reinart, Reinhard, Reinhardt, Reinhart, Reinhold, Reinwald, Renard, Rennard, Reynard, Richard, Steinard, Steinhardt, Vernard and Wernhar (see Werner). These names tend to be more frequently used than Meinhard.

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