Maximus

Maximus - A very unique male name



  Aug 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maximus, meaning greatest, appeared on the charts for the first time in 2000 on position #939. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maximus and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maximus? 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 Maximus. The baby boy name Maximus was given to 1,816 baby boys in 2012, ranking #206 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 904 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maximus peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 206.



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Maximus is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maximus is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #104 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #517.

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 Maximus is where you live.


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Maximus origin and meaning

Maximus is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means greatest. To see famous people named Maximus, pop culture references for the name Maximus and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maximus

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

Mackenzie / Magnus / 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
2012206
2011211
2010235
2009249
2008258
2007322
2006383
2005376
2004424
2003377
2002317
2001314
2000939

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada104
Montana105
North Dakota132
New Hampshire142
Hawaii148
Wisconsin151
Iowa158
Florida162
Idaho165
New York172
Arizona175
California181
Massachusetts183
Illinois183
Nebraska188
Pennsylvania189
Colorado189
Oklahoma191
Missouri192
New Jersey195
Minnesota205
Ohio207
Michigan213
Washington214
Alaska215
Connecticut222
Oregon223
Virginia223
Utah224
Texas237
Louisiana241
Indiana242
Kansas252
North Carolina258
Maryland263
Arkansas274
Georgia278
West Virginia290
South Carolina296
Alabama307
New Mexico308
Tennessee323
Kentucky324
Mississippi517

Even more about Maximus


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 Maximus 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 Maximus?

3 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 Maximus
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 904
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 2000
2012 births +1,816

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