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pinWhat does Max mean?

Max /max/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Max) is pronounced maks. Short form of Maximilian, Maximo, or Maxwell. Writer Max Beerbohm; actor Max von Sydow.


Max has 4 variants: Maks, Maxence, Maxson and Maxx.

Affiliated boy name: Maximus.

Max has 26 more related forms via Maximilian, Maxwell: Mac, Mack, Maksim, Maksym, Maksymilian, Massimiliano, Massimo, Maxemilian, Maxemilion, Maxey, Maxie, Maxim, Maxime, Maximilian, Maximiliano, Maximilianus, Maximilien, Maximillian, Maximino, Maximo, Maximos, Maximus, Maxwelle, Maxy, Maxymilian and Maxymillian.

Max has 1 feminine form: Maxine.

Kreatif forms: Mamax, Maxma, Maxxi. [more]

pinHow popular is Max?

Max is a very popular first name for men (#255 out of 1220, Top 21%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#10037 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Max for boys. Max reached its apex position of #87 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is at #112 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Max name in U.S.

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

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Max and related names. Maxwell (#107 last year), Maximus (#192), Maximiliano (#344), Maximilian (#445), Maxim (#716), Mack (#803), Maximo (#921), Maxx, Maksim, Maximino, Mac, Maxie and Maximillian are the prominent alternative forms of Max (#112 last year). These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in 2013 (usage of 0.3155%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.3114%, 1.3%), but with the versions Maximillian, Maxie, Mac, Maximino and Mack becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy boy names in this compilation are Maximiliano (#344), Maximus (#192), Maximilian (#445), Maxwell (#107) and Maxim (#716), and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for Maxwell. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Max, Mac, Mack, Maksim, Maxie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maxim, Maximilian, Maximiliano, Maximillian, Maximino in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maximo, Maximus, Maxwell, Maxx in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Max, Maximilian, Maxwell outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Bax, Dax, Jax, Mace, Macy, Maik, Man, Mar, Marx, Mat, Mays and Mc-. These names tend to be less frequently used than Max.