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What does Maksim mean?

Maksim Pronunciation of Maksim as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Maksim means "greatest". Maksim is an alternate spelling of Maximilian (Latin). Maksim is also a form of Maximus (Latin): Roman surname derived from maximus.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ma-, -im, greatest


VARIANTS Maxime, Maxim, Maksym




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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)

Maksim entered the list in 2007 and reached its apex rank of #967 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #1178 currently. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maksim name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maksim outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Maksim (#1178 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) ranked in the Top 2000 are Massimo (#1370), Maxie, Maxim (#779), Maximilian (#437), Maximo (#854) and Maximus (#197). Other forms, like Maksym, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Maksim was well-received among parents less than a decade ago (ADOPTION OF 0.2%) and has remained as conventional to this day (ADOPTION 0.2%, 0.1%). Maxim, Maximilian, Maximo and Maximus are four of the more trendy boy names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maksim, Massimo, Maxie, Maxim, Maximilian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maximo, Maximus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Akhim, Akim, Basim, Fahim, Haakim, Haim, Hakim, Hashim, Hayyim, Ioakim, Jachim, Jakim, Karim, Kasim, Kassim, Machin, Macklin, Mads, Mahir, Majid, Makai, Makani, Makari, Makario, Makary, Makena, Makoto, Malcom, Malik, Maliq, Malkam, Malkolm, Mallik, Mallin, Malvin, Manheim, Mannie, Mannix, Mansel, Mansur, Marcio, Marik, Marimo, Mario, Markham, Mars, Marsdin, Marsh, Marti, Martie, Martin, Marvin, Marwin, Maslin, Mason, Masos, Massen, Massey, Massie, Masson, Mats, Matti, Maurie, Maurin, Maurio, Maxson, Mays, Miki, Mikio, Nissim, Qasim, Rahim, Wasim, Yachim and Yakim. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maksim.

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