Maverick

Maverick - A very unique male name



  May 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maverick, meaning independent, nonconformist, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1957 on position #1710. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maverick and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maverick? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Maverick. The baby boy name Maverick was given to 825 baby boys in 2012, ranking #356 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,989 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maverick peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 356.



Famous with this name

Liz Maverick
Maverick Terrell
Yvonne Maverick


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Maverick is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maverick is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #134 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #823.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Maverick is where you live.


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Maverick origin and meaning

Maverick is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means independent, nonconformist. To see famous people named Maverick, pop culture references for the name Maverick and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maverick

We've found the following names that sound similar to Maverick, sorted by popularity.

Mavrick / Mubarak / Maverik / Mavrik /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012356
2011433
2010518
2009552
2008512
2007566
2006614
2005659
2004790
2003760
2002794
2001797
2000921
1999840
1998837
1997809
1996865
1995943
19941027
19931220
19921678
19911287
19901541
19891736
19882095
19871617
19862348
19611345
19601219
19591207
1958861
19571710

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii134
Oklahoma164
Minnesota186
Iowa190
Kansas198
Indiana222
Montana237
Missouri240
Nebraska244
Wisconsin248
Kentucky260
Arkansas260
Washington264
Oregon272
Nevada282
Ohio288
Michigan292
Colorado332
Idaho334
Utah336
California355
North Carolina372
Tennessee374
Pennsylvania376
Arizona381
Louisiana415
New Mexico415
Illinois420
Maryland453
Texas461
South Carolina464
Virginia479
Florida513
Massachusetts609
Georgia669
New York672
New Jersey823

Even more about Maverick


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Maverick a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Maverick?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Maverick
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,989
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1957
2012 births +825

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