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 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 relations of Max reached its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (average #435) and has become significantly less since. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)