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What does Maverick mean?

Maverick Pronunciation of Maverick 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.


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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)

Maverick entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #73 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maverick name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent alternative form of Maverick (#73 VIA LATEST LIST) is Mavrick (#1701). Adoption of these forms of Maverick is more pronounced among parents presently (AVERAGE #887). Maverick is more universally found than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maverick, Mavrick in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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