Maxwell
NamePopularityRelated NamesRelatedNamesakesWebsitesRatingsComments
Contribute
Given Name MAXWELL
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MAKS-wel   [key]
Meaning & History
From a Scottish surname meaning "Mack's stream", from the name Mack, a short form of the Scandinavian name MAGNUS, combined with Old English wella "stream". A famous bearer of the surname was James Maxwell (1831-1879), a Scottish physicist who studied gases and electromagnetism.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Max
FEMININE FORMS: Maxene, Maxine
Popularity
United States  ranked #113 
England and Wales  ranked #128 
Canada (BC)  - 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #99 
New Zealand  -