Popularity:2253
Origin:Latin
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:greatest
Maxim is a brawny and masculine boy’s name that means, perhaps unsurprisingly, “greatest.” Latin in origin, Maxim derives from the Roman surname Maximus, which also serves as the root of common English words such as maximum and submaximal. For a softer tone, you can call baby Max for short, a popular nickname that never goes out of style. For wow factor, however, make sure you use his full name. No matter what, baby Maxim will be left in no doubt that he is the GOAT.

Famous People Named Maxim

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  • Maxim Gorky
    Playwright
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