max-EEM; MAX-im
French variation of Maximus

Maxim Origin and Meaning

The name Maxim is a boy's name of French, Latin origin meaning "greatest".

Although often connected to the men's magazine title, Maxim is a chic and powerful name for a little boy. It's proving moderately popular too, having been in the Top 1000 in the US since the year 2000.

# 985 in the US

Maxim Rank in US Top 1000

# 1082 on Nameberry

Maxim Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Maxim Popularity

Famous People Named Maxim

  • Maxim GorkyRussian writer
  • Maxim "Max" BemisAmerican musician
  • Maxim of Bulgariapatriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church
  • Maxim Realitystage name of Keith Palmer, musician of British electronic band The Prodigy
  • Eric Maxim ChoupoMoting, German,Cameroonian footballer
  • Maxim RoyCanadian actress
  • Maxim Arnault (born 2014)son of supermodel Natalia Vodianova and Antoine Arnault

Maxim in Pop Culture

  • Maximilian "Maxim" de Wintercharacter from Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  • Maximmen's magazine
  • Maximship in the manga and anime series "One Piece"
  • Maximcharacter in Lufia video game series
  • Maxim Horvathantagonist in the movie "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"