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Boy Name: Mayes

Name: Mayes
Pronunciation: \ma-yes\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Mace, Macey, Maceo
Variant forms: Mays
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1139


Mayes \ma-yes\ as a boy's name is of English origin. Possibly related to corn as in "maize", or to the month of May, or to the veneration of the Virgin Mary. Baseball player Willie Mays.

Mayes has 1 variant form: Mays.

Baby names that sound like Mayes are Mace, Macey and Maceo.


Mayes is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1139 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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