What does Maximilian mean?
Maximilian \max(i)-mi-lian\ as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maximilian is "greatest". The name of three Roman emperors and various saints. The name is popular in Germany. Actor Maximilian Schell.
Maximilian has 27 variants: Mac▼, Mack▼, Maks, Maksim, Maksym, Maksymilian, Massimiliano, Massimo, Max, Maxemilian, Maxemilion, Maxey, Maxie▼, Maxim, Maxime, Maximilian, Maximiliano, Maximilianus, Maximilien, Maximillian▼, Maximino▼, Maximo, Maximos, Maximus, Maxy, Maxymilian and Maxymillian.
Maximilian has 1 feminine form: Massima.
Maximilian is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Maximilian is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Maximilian for boys. Maximilian was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #429 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #445 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Popular varying forms of Maximilian (#445 the previous year) are Max (#112 the previous year), Maximus (#192), Maximiliano (#344), Maxim (#716), Mack (#803), Maximo (#921), Maximino, Maximillian, Maxie, Maksim and Mac. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2013 (usage of 0.2938%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.2889%, down 1.6%), but with the versions Mac, Maxie, Maximillian, Maximino and Mack falling out of style. The more fashionable birth names in this compilation are Maximiliano (#344), Maximus (#192), Maximilian (#445), Maxim (#716) and Max (#112), with Max going through a revival in usage. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Maximilian and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)