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Gender: Male Meaning of Massimo: "the greatest" Origin of Massimo: Italian variation of Maximus

The name Massimo is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "the greatest". Massimo and is often added to lists like Italian Baby Boy Names Beyond Giovanni & Giuseppe and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Massimo is a Latin charmer, much more appealing than the old-fashioned Mario, and is a charismatic member of the Maximus/Magnus family.

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Famous People Named Massimo

Massimo Busacca, Swiss football referee
Massimo D'Alema, former prime minister of Italy
Massimo Bertolini, Italian doubles tennis player
Massimo Luongo, Australian football player
Massimo Bottura, Italian chef
Massimo Coda, Italian footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Massimo

Massimo, a character in the 2001 Rom-Com, The Wedding Planner


cabosanmucus Says:


I think I like like Massimo with the nickname Massi.