Maynard Family History
Maynard Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Mainard (from ancient Germanic Maganhard Meginard from magin- ‘power might’ + hard- ‘brave hardy’). Compare Mainard . Altered form of French Ménard (see Menard ) a cognate of 1 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press