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What does Maksym mean?

Maksym Pronunciation of Maksym [maksym] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and Maksym means "greatest". Maksym is an alternate spelling of Maximilian (Latin). Maksym is also a derivative of Maximus (Latin): Roman family name derived from maximus.

Associated with: greatest.


Maksym has 3 variants: Maksim, Maxim and Maxime.

4 more relations via Maximilian, Maximus: Maks, Massimo, Maxey and Maxy.

Creative forms:
(male) Mansym, Marsym, ..

(female) Maksymme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maksym Thiago (M.T.), ..

How popular is Maksym?

Maksym is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#87729 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Maksym (not ranked) are Maksim (#1178 from recent data), Massimo (#1370), Maxim (#779), Maximilian (#437) and Maximus (#197). Other variants, like Maxime, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Maksym reached its peak less than a decade ago (usage of 0.18%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.18%, down 1%). Maximilian is a perennial favorite, though Maximus is currently ranked higher. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Mabry, Macey, Mackey, Macy, Maddy, Madisyn (see Madison), Mads, Makai, Makani, Makar, Makari, Makary, Makena, Makoto, Malcam, Malcom, Malkam, Malkiya (see Malki), Malkolm, Malvyn (see Malvin), Manly, Manny, Mansel, Mansur, Mardyn (see Marden), Markey, Markham, Marly, Marom, Mars, Marsh, Marty, Martyn, Marvyn, Mason, Masos, Massen, Massey, Massie, Masson, Mats, Matty, Maury, Maxson, Mayo, Mays, Mckay, Mikey and Miky. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maksym.

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