Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MAK-see-moos  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Roman family name that was derived from Latin maximus "greatest". Saint Maximus was a monk and theologian from Constantinople in the 7th century.

Related Names

Feminine FormMaxima
Other Languages & CulturesMaksim, Maxim(Belarusian) Màxim, Max(Catalan) Maxim, Max(Czech) Maxime(French) Maksime(Georgian) Massimo(Italian) Maksims(Latvian) Maksim(Macedonian) Maksym(Polish) Máximo(Portuguese) Maksim, Maxim, Maks, Max(Russian) Máximo(Spanish) Maksim, Maksym, Maxim, Maks(Ukrainian) Maxen(Welsh) Macsen(Welsh Mythology)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   strange   complex   serious  


Entry updated June 13, 2019