Maxwell - Meaning Of Maxwell, What Does Maxwell Mean?

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Maxwell Meaning


What does Maxwell mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Maxwell is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Maxwell is "great spring".  

It is also of English and Scottish origin, where its meaning is "stream of Mack".

Maxwell is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Max-well.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 107 in baby name popularity for boys with 3703 occurrences.  It ranked 4298 in popular baby names for girls with 34 occurrences. 

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


Maxwell falls into the name categories season, water.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Maxwell in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Maxwell 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 Maxwell in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Maxwell Numerology page.

Maxwell Numerology
Maxwell in Hieroglyhics
Maxwell in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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