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Meaning of Maxim

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The name Maxim has the following meaning:

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


As a baby boy name, Maxim is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 867 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Maxim fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 33 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 735 in the Top 1000 charts.

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


The name Maxim is very likely a(n) French variant of the name Maximilian.

See other suggested French boy baby names.

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

Related names

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


The name Maxim 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 Maxim 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 Maxim to be: Well-liked and loyal chap

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

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