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Gender: M Pronunciation: Max-EEM; MAX-imm; Meaning of Maxim: "greatest" Origin of Maxim: French variation of Maximus meaning "greatest". Maxim's Popularity in 2015: #779

Although often connected to the men's magazine title, Maxim is a chic and powerful name for a little boy. It proving moderately popular too, having been in the Top 1000 in the US for 14 years and reaching its highest rank ever in 2014 (#716).

Famous People Named Maxim

Maxim Gorky, Russian writer
Maxim "Max" Bemis, American musician
Maxim of Bulgaria, patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church
Maxim Reality, stage name of Keith Palmer, musician of British electronic band The Prodigy
Maxim (born 2014), son of supermodel Natalia Vodianova.

Pop Culture References for the name Maxim

Maximilian "Maxim" de Winter, character from Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Maxim, men's magazine
Maxim, ship in the manga and anime series "One Piece"
Maxim, character in Lufia video game series