What does Max mean?
Max \max\ as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Max). Max's name origin is Latin, and Max means "greatest". Max is a variant of Maxine (Latin): feminine of Max. Seldom used as a name for children.
Max has 1 masculine form: Maks.
Max is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#11823 out of 88799, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Max and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Max (#unlisted) are Maxie and Maxine. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 and has become significantly less since, with the forms Maxie and Maxine becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)