Maximilian

Maximilian - A very unique male name



  Aug 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maximilian, meaning greatest, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1520. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maximilian and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maximilian? 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 Maximilian. The baby boy name Maximilian was given to 540 baby boys in 2012, ranking #468 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,039 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maximilian peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 430.



Famous with this name

Max Schreck
Maximilian Schell
Maximilian Brückner


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Maximilian is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maximilian is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #284 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,325.

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 Maximilian is where you live.


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Maximilian origin and meaning

Maximilian is a 10 letter name with 5 syllables. This name means greatest. To see famous people named Maximilian, pop culture references for the name Maximilian and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maximilian

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

Maximiliano / Mckinley / Maximillian / Maksymilian / Maximilliano / Maximillion / Maxemiliano / Maximilien / Massimiliano / Maxamillion /

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
2012468
2011430
2010438
2009477
2008469
2007516
2006526
2005497
2004504
2003510
2002483
2001482
2000480
1999497
1998510
1997569
1996609
1995613
1994647
1993721
1992725
1991755
1990793
1989703
1988782
1987702
1986800
19851020
19841129
19831136
19822459
19811956
19801492
19791747
19781820
19771894
19761438
19751270
19731706
19691774
19681529
19171520

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York284
Massachusetts287
Illinois288
Nevada318
California322
Connecticut339
New Jersey339
Virginia386
Florida419
Maryland425
Colorado437
Oregon476
Arizona492
Washington494
Michigan503
Pennsylvania511
Texas522
Missouri541
Kansas572
Indiana605
Ohio741
Louisiana794
Tennessee980
North Carolina1204
Georgia1325

Even more about Maximilian


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 Maximilian 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 Maximilian?

5 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
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Maximilian
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,039
Letter count 10
Syllable count 5
Year first discovered 1917
2012 births +540

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