Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MAK-sehn(Welsh)
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Meaning & History

Welsh form of Maximus. Magnus Maximus (known as Macsen Wledig 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 medieval Welsh tale The Dream of Macsen.

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Other Languages & CulturesMaximus(Ancient Roman) Maksim, Maxim(Belarusian) Màxim, Max(Catalan) Maxim, Max(Czech) Maxime(French) Maksime(Georgian) Massimo(Italian) Maksims(Latvian) Maksim(Macedonian) Maksym(Polish) Maksim, Maxim, Maks, Max(Russian) Máximo(Spanish) Maksim, Maksym, Maxim, Maks(Ukrainian) Maxen(Welsh)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022