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Meaning of Max

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The name Max has the following meaning:

The greatest person.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Max is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 164 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Max rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 22 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 104 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Max in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Max is very likely a(n) Nickname variant of the name Maximilian.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Maximilian.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Max and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Max: Boys - Columbo, Columbus, Maximus, Sebastian, Girls - Monnie, Nydia, Prudence, Both genders - Francis, Joyce, Trinity


The name Max is a variant of Maximilian. Other popular variants of the name Maximilian are: Macimilian (Spanish), Maks, Maksim (Russian), Maksym (Polish), Maksymilian (Polish), Mancho (Spanish), Massimo (Italian), Max (Nickname), Maxemilian, Maxey, Maxim (French), Maxime (French), Maximiano (Spanish), Maximiliano (Italian), Maximilianus, Maximilien (French), Maximillian (English), Maximino (Italian), Maximo (Italian), Maximos (Greek), Maximus, Maxmilion, Maxy


We think the name Max should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Max to be: Well-liked and loyal chap

In one word, you might describe Max as a(n) "loyal" person.

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