When Solomon Maynard was born on 8 April 1739, in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, David Maynard Jr, was 34 and his mother, Anne Oak, was 26. He married Mary Byxbee on 16 May 1784. He lived in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1775.
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.