"Mac's field"

Maxfield Origin and Meaning

The name Maxfield is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Mac's field".

This name may be related to the Latin Maximus, which means "the greatest," or to a British landowner's name, but for most modern parents, it's one of several ways to get to short form Max.

Probably its most noted bearers is influential twentieth century painter and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, who was born Frederick but later adopted the maiden name of his maternal grandmother.

Famous People Named Maxfield

  • Frederick "Maxfield" ParrishAmerican artist
  • Maxfield Elliot Mabius (b. 2006)son of actor Eric Mabius
  • Maxfield David Ladin (b. 2012)son of actor Eric Ladin

Maxfield in Pop Culture

  • MaxfieldLos Angeles store on Melrose
  • Maxfield Stanton aka Nephritecharacter in anime Sailor Moon