What does Maksim mean?
Maksim /mak-sim/ as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Maksim means "greatest". Maksim is an alternate spelling of Maximilian (Latin) with the prefix Mak-. Maksim is also a form of Maximus (Latin): Roman family name derived from maximus.
How popular is Maksim?
Maksim is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#114166 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history 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 history of the boy name Maksim and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Maksim ranked in the Top 1000 are Maxie, Maxim (#716 from current records), Maximilian (#445), Maximo (#921) and Maximus (#192). Other forms, like Maksym, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Maksim was well-received among parents in 2011 (adoption of 0.31%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.29%, ▼7.1%), but with the form Maxie becoming less trendy. Maxim, Maximilian and Maximus are three of the more trendy boy names here.
Recommended similar baby names are Basim, Fahim, Hakim, Ioakim, Jakim, Kasim, Kassim, Machin, Macklin, Makai, Makani, Makena, Marcio, Mason, Massen, Massie, Masson, Maurie, Maurio, Maxson, Miki, Qasim, Rahim, Wasim and Yakim. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maksim.