Max Origin and Meaning

The name Max is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "greatest".
If Sam can make it as a girl's name, why not Max? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's eldest daughter Maxima goes by Max, but you could also use it as a short form for Maxine, Maximilienne or even Margaux.

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Famous People Named Max

  • Maxima Chan "Max" Zuckerbergdaughter of Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan
  • Max Alice Tsvetnenko (b. 2013)daughter of Zhenya Tsvetnenko

Max in Pop Culture

  • Maximum "Max" Ridetitle character in the book series by James Patterson
  • Max Guevaracharacter in TV's "Dark Angel," played by Jessica Alba
  • Maxine "Max" Hardycharacter on "The Following," portrayed by Jessica Stroup
  • Maxine "Max" Caulfieldmain character in video game "Life Is Strange"
  • Maxine George "Max" Blackcharacter in TV's "2 Broke Girls," portrayed by Kat Dennings
  • Maxine "Max" Mayfieldcharacter on Netflix's Stranger Things
  • Max Foxcharacter, daughter of Sam Fox on Better Things television series