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Origin & Meaning

The name Maximus is of Greek and Latin origin.

The meaning of Maximus is "the greatest".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 192 in baby name popularity for boys with 2118 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Maximus Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Maximus has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Maximus to other names.


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The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Related Names

The names Maksym, Massimo, Maxentius, Maxim, Maxima, Maxime, Maximian, Maximilianus, Maximinus, Maximo, Maxine, Miksa are all forms of Maximus.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Maximus in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Maximus.

Just for fun, see the name Maximus in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Maximus in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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