Meaning and Origin
What does the name Maize mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Maize is of Native American origin and means "Corn Maiden".
Etymology: Sp. maiz. fr. mahiz or mahis, is the language of the Island of Haiti
- A strong yellow color
- Tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
Borrowed from Spanish maíz, from Taíno *mahis, *mahisi, from Proto-Arawak *marikɨ. Cognate with Arawak marisi, Wayuu maiki.
- Corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays.
maize was also found in the following language(s): Latvian