Given Name MAXENCE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: MA-KSAHN[details]

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/CULTURES: Maxentius (Ancient Roman)

Categories

emperors, saints
Entry updated July 2, 2017