Meaning:Mack's stream
Maxwell is a habitual boy's name of primarily Scottish origin that means "Mack's spring." Dating back to 1144, Maxwell's roots lie in a small pool near the River Tweed called Maccus Well, which was once home to Clan Maxwell. A distinguished lowland family, they served as Wardens of the West March and bore the motto "I flourish again"—an inspiring message young Maxwell can feel entitled to embrace.

Famous People Named Maxwell

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  • Maxwell
    R&B Singer
  • Maxwell Alston Sutter
    Son of Ryan Sutter
  • Maxwell Andrade
    Soccer Player
  • Maxwell Cotton
  • Maxwell Edward Armstrong
    Son of Lance Armstrong
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