Mayo - Meaning of Mayo
[ 2 syll. ma-yo, may-o ] The baby boy name Mayo is pronounced as MEYow †. The origin of Mayo is the English and Hebrew languages. From Hebrew roots, its meaning is gift of Yahweh. The first name is derived from the surname, which was itself probably from Mahieu (Old French), a pre-9th century byname of Matthew.
Mayo is a variant of the name Mayes.
Mayo is an unusual baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1915 with 0.005% of baby boys being named Mayo. It had a ranking of #989 then. The baby name has experienced a loss in popularity since then, and is today of infrequent use. In 2018, among the family of boy names directly related to Mayo, Matthew was the most regularly used.
† English pronunciation for Mayo: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"