US Popularity:329
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

Maxwell Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Maxwell is currently #626 on The Bump
Boy:Maxwell is currently #451 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Maxwell is currently #363 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Maxwell is currently #329 in U.S. births
Boy:Maxwell is currently #323 in U.S. births
Girl:Maxwell is currently #6387 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 665
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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