The name Maxfield is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Mac's field". Maxfield and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Wedding, Part I".
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.