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UsageWelsh

Meaning & History

Welsh form of MAXIMUS. Magnus Maximus (known as Macsen in Welsh) was a 4th-century co-ruler of the Western Roman Empire. In Wales he was regarded as the founder of several royal lineages. He appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth.
VariantMaxen
Other Languages & CulturesMaximus Ancient Roman Maksim, Maxim Belarusian Maxime French Massimo Italian Maksim Macedonian Maksym Polish Maksim, Maxim, Maks, Max Russian Máximo Spanish Maksim, Maksym, Maxim Ukrainian
Entry updated December 27, 2009   Contribute