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Maximus Meaning


What does Maximus mean?

The name Maximus is of Greek and Latin origin.

The meaning of Maximus is "the greatest".

Maximus is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ma-xi-mus.

The Given Name Maximus

Maximus is a name with authenticness.

A name fit for a child full of spirit and brilliance, a little pathfinder.

Maximus has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Maximus Decimus Meridius, and Maximus of Aquila.

Maximus Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 212 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,803 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 201 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,958 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Maximus has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Maximus Name Popularity Page.

Maximus Related Names

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

Famous Maximuss

  • Maximus ~ Saint
  • Maximus Decimus Meridius ~ Gladiator character
  • Maximus of Aquila ~ Saint
  • Maximus of Nola ~ Saint
  • Maximus of Rome ~ Saint
  • Maximus the Confessor ~ Saint

Maximus Numerology

What will your new littleMaximus be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Maximus are often easy-going and idolized but most of all they are read more >>

Maximus 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.