When Vada Maynard was born on 11 December 1886, in Silver Point, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, Monroe Savage Maynard, was 35 and her mother, Sarah I Smith, was 36. She married George Edward Lafever Sr. on 11 September 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 April 1916, at the age of 29, and was buried in Cherry Hill, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.
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.