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Boy Name: Maxim

Name: Maxim
Pronunciation: \max-xim\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: greatest
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Maximo, Maxime
Similar Names: Maxie, Kasim, Max, Maxx, Maxy, Maximos, Maxey, Maksim, Qasim
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 10459


Maxim \max-xim\ as a boy's name is a variant of Maximilian (Latin), and the meaning of Maxim is "greatest".

The baby name Maxim sounds like Maximo and Maxime. Other similar baby names are Maxie, Kasim, Max, Maxx, Maxy, Maximos, Maxey, Maksim and Qasim.


Maxim is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#10459 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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