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Origin and popularity of the name MAYO


Mayo : 1: English: variant of Mayhew.2: Altered form of French Mailloux.3: Altered form of French Maheu.4: Spanish: nickname from mayo ‘May’ bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May.5: Spanish: habitational name from any of the flows of water or lagoons so called such as Regato del Mayo (Zamora) and Arroyo de Mayo (Seville).6: Galician: habitational name from a Castilianized form of O Maio or Maio Grande and Maio Pequeno placenames in A Coruña province Galicia (Spain) of pre-Roman origin.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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