Meaning:Child of Matthew
Once a British surname that honored ancestry, Mayes is capturing the hearts of parents seeking a blissful-sounding masculine name for their little one. Stemming from May, Mayes is believed to mean “child of Matthew” and originally served as a patronymic surname. Mayes could also be a form of maize, a cereal plant that yields oh-so-tasty corn on the cob, or refer to the month of May. From its British roots to its rustic farming roots, Mayes is a handsome all-rounder for a baby born any time of the year.
Mayes Name Popularity Data
Overall:Mayes is currently #12434 in U.S. births
Boy:Mayes is currently #5303 in U.S. births
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