US Popularity:1208
Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Greatest; Mack's stream
A sister to boy’s names Maximilian and Maxwell, Maxine is a feminine name with two origins, Latin and Scottish. With it’s Latin origin, meaning "greatest," Maxine is perfect for the modern-day parent looking for a classic, old-fashioned name with a twist. In Scottish, it commonly relates to a surname meaning “Mack’s stream.” Today, Maxine might owe its initial popularity to celebrities like Maxine Andrews of the Andrew Sisters. However, Maxine can stand on its own feet as it makes its way for a revival. Shorten to nicknames Max or Maxie for the trendsetting baby that's always ahead of the curve.

Maxine Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Maxine is currently #1103 on The Bump
Girl:Maxine is currently #497 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Maxine is currently #1208 in U.S. births
Girl:Maxine is currently #447 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 137
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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