Magnus

Magnus - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Magnus, meaning greatest, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1660. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Magnus and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Magnus? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Magnus. The baby boy name Magnus was given to 102 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1181 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 16,089 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Magnus peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2010 on position 1172.



Famous with this name

Magnus Roosmann
Erik H. Magnus
Magnus Mark


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Magnus is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Magnus is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #417 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,371.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Magnus is where you live.


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Magnus origin and meaning

Magnus is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means greatest. To see famous people named Magnus, pop culture references for the name Magnus and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Magnus

We've found the following names that sound similar to Magnus, sorted by popularity.

Maximus / Mackenzie / Mckenzie / Maximos / Maxximus / Makenzie / Mackenzi / Mackenson /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121181
20111284
20101172
20091425
20081218
20071204
20061405
20051543
20041887
20031863
20022057
20011832
20002386
19992371
19981941
19972992
19231659
19161689
19151660

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota417
Oregon604
Washington610
Arizona701
Indiana900
North Carolina1037
California1044
Virginia1074
Pennsylvania1114
New York1275
Illinois1293
Ohio1302
Florida1371

Even more about Magnus


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Magnus a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Magnus?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Magnus
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 16,089
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +102

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