Maxim

Maxim - A very unique male name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maxim, meaning greatest, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1986 on position #1782. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maxim and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maxim? 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 Maxim. The baby boy name Maxim was given to 298 baby boys in 2012, ranking #686 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,507 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maxim peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 686.



Famous with this name

Maxim Litovchenko
Maxim Baldry
Maxim Roy


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Maxim is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maxim is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #172 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,343.

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 Maxim is where you live.


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Maxim origin and meaning

Maxim is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means greatest. To see famous people named Maxim, pop culture references for the name Maxim and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maxim

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

Mason / Menachem / Maximo / Massimo / Mayson / Masen / Maximino / Maksim / Maison / Macon /

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
2012686
2011705
2010728
2009748
2008703
2007768
2006799
2005992
2004864
2003799
2002999
2001882
2000950
19991258
19981354
19971377
19961608
19952128
19942319
19931781
19921841
19913381
19901875
19892480
19881694
19871438
19861782

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska172
Washington377
New York389
New Jersey390
Pennsylvania466
California543
Illinois553
Florida571
Minnesota589
Michigan600
Colorado616
Oregon619
Wisconsin634
Arizona641
Maryland677
Ohio740
Tennessee836
Virginia1077
Georgia1158
North Carolina1203
Texas1343

Even more about Maxim


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 Maxim 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 Maxim?

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
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Maxim
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,507
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1986
2012 births +298

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