The name Maxim is a boy's name of French, Latin origin meaning "greatest". Maxim is ranked #848 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".
From the experts:
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. It reached its highest rank ever in 2014 at Number 717.