What does Maxine mean?
Maxine /max-ine/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced mak-SEEN. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maxine is "greatest". Feminine of Max.
Affiliated girl name: Jaxine.Kreatif forms: Maxile, Maxne, Maxxine. [more]
How popular is Maxine?
Maxine is a very popular first name for women (#254 out of 4276, Top 6%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Maxine for girls. Maxine entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #82 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Maxine and related names. Maxie is the only other prominent alternative form of Maxine rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.5645%) and is now much less, with the versions Maxie and Maxine becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)