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Magnus meaning and name origin
Magnus \mag-nus\ as a boy's name is pronounced MAG-ness. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Magnus is "great". A royal name in Norway and Denmark; also a saint's name. The name was introduced from Scandinavia to Scotland.
For more information, see also the related name Maxwell.
A suggested similar baby name is Magus.
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Popularity of Magnus
Magnus is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13720 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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