Meaning and Name Origin
Maksim \m(a)-ksim, mak-sim\ as a boys' name. The name Maksim means "greatest". Maksim is a variation of Maximilian (Latin). Maksim is also a form of Maximus (Latin): Roman family name derived from maximus.
Maksim has 21 more related forms via Maximilian, Maximus: Mac▼, Mack▼, Maks, Maksymilian, Massimiliano, Massimo, Max▲, Maxemilian, Maxemilion, Maxey, Maxie▼, Maximiliano▲, Maximilianus, Maximilien, Maximillian▼, Maximino▼, Maximo, Maximos, Maxy, Maxymilian and Maxymillian.
Maksim is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Maksim is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Maksim for boys. Maksim entered the list in 2011 and reached its apex rank of #967 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Maksim and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Maksim ranked in the Top 1000 are Mac, Mack (#803 the previous year), Max (#112), Maxie, Maxim (#716), Maximilian (#445), Maximiliano (#344), Maximillian, Maximino, Maximo (#921) and Maximus (#192). Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in the year 2013 and has remained as widespread to this day, but with the forms Mac, Mack, Maxie, Maximillian and Maximino becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable boy names here are Max (#112), Maxim (#716), Maximilian (#445), Maximiliano (#344) and Maximus (#192), with Max enjoying a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)