Maple is a nature name that has an old-fashioned “grandma name” feel, but it also sounds fresh and current at the same time. While it saw a bit of popularity at the start of the 20th century, it hasn't been a top name for girls in the United States since 1902. However, over the last decade or two, a few celebrities have chosen the name for their daughters. Combine that with an increasing interest in nature names, and Maple is a monkiker that we may see much more of in the future.

Meaning of the name Maple:

English: Tree

Origin of the name Maple:

The baby name Maple is derived from the maple tree. Maple is another name for the Acer genus of trees, and there are about 132 species of them.

Symbolism of the name Maple:

Maple trees typically symbolize balance, beauty, strength and endurance, so new parents may find symbolism here.

Style of the name Maple:

Nature name, traditional

Gender of the name Maple:

Maple is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Maple:


Number of syllables in the name Maple:


Emotion evoked from the name Maple:

The baby name Maple evokes images of someone who is sassy but kind.

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Popularity of the name Maple:

According to the Social Security Administration, Maple spent one year on the list of the top 1,000 baby names for girls: 1902. It ranked at number 957 that year.

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Famous people with the name Maple:


Maples in popular culture:

  • Maple (name of a Beanie Baby doll)
  • Maple & Co. (name of an English furniture company)