Meaning and name origin
Maksim \m(a)-ksim, mak-sim\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maksim is "greatest". Maksim is a variant of Maximilian (Latin): the name of three Roman emperors and various saints.
Maksim is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Maksim for boys. Maksim reached its highest rank of #967 in the U.S. in 2011. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Maksim and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maximilian (#445), Maxim (#716) and Maksim. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Massimo. Like Maksim, this name is not commonly used.