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What does Maks mean?

Maks Pronunciation of Maks [maks] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maks is "greatest". Variant of Max.

Affiliated boy names: Maximilian and Maximus.

Associated with: greatest.


2 different relations via Max: Maxson and Maxx.

Creative forms:
(male) Marks, Miks, ..

(female) Maise, Mamis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maks Enoch (M.E.), ..

How popular is Maks?

Maks is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#111119 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Max (#118 in 2015), Maximus (#197), Maximilian (#437), Maxx (#1146) and Maxson are the popular varying forms of Maks (not in Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Maks was at its highest in 2014 (median #760) and has remained as widespread to this day (#779, 3%). Maximus, Maximilian and Max are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Max, Maximilian, Maximus, Maxson, Maxx in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Max, Maximilian outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Mac, Mace, Mack, Macy, Mads, Magus, Maik, Makai, Makar, Maksim, Maksym, Malki, Man, Mann, Mano, Manus, Mar, Mar-, Marc, Mark, Marko, Markos, Markus, Maro, Marq, Marr, Mars, Marsh, Mart, Marx, Masos, Mat, Mata, Mats, Matt, Matz, Maxy, Mayes, Mayo, Mays, Mike, Miki, Miko, Miky, Moss, Myke, Oaks and Parks. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maks.

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