What does Max mean?
Max /max/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name. Max's name origin is Latin, and Max means "greatest". Max is a variant form of Maxine (Latin): feminine of Max. Compare last name Mox.
Max has 1 masculine form: Maks.Kreatif forms: Maxmi, Maxni, Mimax. [more]
How popular is Max?
Max is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#10037 out of 150436, Top 7%). (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 (usage of 0.5645%) and has become significantly less since, with the forms Maxie and Maxine becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)