Name: Maud

Origin and Meaning of the Name Maud

  • Meaning:
    Powerful battler
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAWD)
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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Early contracted form of Mathilda.
    The Old German Mahthild became in French Mahault, Maheut, Maheud, then Maud.

    The name Maud became quite common in England in the 19th century, when its popularity was influenced in part by Tennyson's poem "Maud".

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