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Girl Name: Maxine

Name: Maxine
Pronunciation: \max(i)-ne\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: greatest
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Jaxine
Variant forms: Massima, Max, Maxeen, Maxena, Maxence, Maxene, Maxi, Maxie, Maxime, Maximina, Maxina, Maxy
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 254

Description

Maxine \max(i)-ne\ as a girl's name is pronounced mak-SEEN. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maxine is "greatest". Feminine form of Max.

Maxine has 12 variant forms: Massima, Max, Maxeen, Maxena, Maxence, Maxene, Maxi, Maxie, Maxime, Maximina, Maxina and Maxy.

For more information, see also the related name Jaxine.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Maxine.

Popularity

Maxine is a very popular first name for women (#254 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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