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Boy Name: Mayo

Name: Mayo
Pronunciation: \ma-yo\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: yew tree plain
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Mo, Moe
Similar Names: Mayor, Mano, Maro, Mays
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 845


Mayo \ma-yo\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mayo is "yew tree plain". Place name. Name of a county in the west of Ireland. Laos the short name of a condiment used in sandwiches.

Baby names that sound like Mayo are Mo and Moe. Other similar baby names are Mayor, Mano, Maro and Mays.


Mayo is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#845 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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