Gender Masculine & Feminine
Other Forms FormsMaione, Maggio (Italian), Maïus (French)
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Meaning & History
Variant of Maior used as praenomen for both males and females as well as the Italian form of Maius and the masculine form of Maia 1. It can also be a short form of Maiorico and a Latinized form of the Ancient Germanic element magan meaning "strength" or another Germanic name with obscure spelling meaning "boy".