Given Name MACSEN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Welsh

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.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Maximus (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