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Gender: Male Meaning of Maxfield: "Mac's field" Origin of Maxfield: English

The name Maxfield is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Mac's field". Maxfield and is often added to lists like Unusual Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Maxfield

Frederick "Maxfield" Parrish, American artist
Maxfield Elliot Mabius (b. 2006), son of actor Eric Mabius
Maxfield David Ladin (b. 2012), son of actor Eric Ladin

Pop Culture References for the name Maxfield

Maxfield, Los Angeles store on Melrose
Maxfield Stanton aka Nephrite, character in anime Sailor Moon


paulapuddephatt Says:


I quite like this, but Maxwell is my favourite. I love Maxine for girls, too.

indiefendi2 Says:


there's a bit of pretentiousness to this.

Zelliew Says:


Just Max is better