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GenderMasculine
UsageFrench
PronouncedPron.MA-KSAHNS
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Meaning & History

French form of the Roman name Maxentius, a derivative of Latin maximus "greatest". This was the agnomen of an early 4th-century Roman emperor, a rival of Constantine. It was also borne by a 6th-century saint from Agde in France.
Other Languages & CulturesMaxentius Ancient Roman

Categories

emperors, saints
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute