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Gender: Female Meaning of Maxwell: "great stream" Origin of Maxwell: Scottish

The name Maxwell is a girl's name meaning "great stream". Maxwell and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Maxwell may be thought of as one of the classic Baby-Names">Scottish names for boys, but two celebrities have recently used Maxwell for their daughters - Jessica Simpson bestowed it upon her daughter, Maxwell Drew, in 2012, followed by Lindsay Sloane's daughter, also born in 2012, named Maxwell Lue. Sixty-six parents chose Maxwell for their little girls in 2017, but that's compared with over 3000 baby boys named Maxwell, so while this name is used for babies of both genders, it's not truly a unisex name.

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Famous People Named Maxwell

Maxwell Lue Rollins (b. 2012), daughter of American actress Lindsay Sloane
Maxwell Drew Johnson (b. 2012), daughter of American singer Jessica Simpson

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