What does Maximus mean?
Maximus [max-imus] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Maximus is "greatest". Roman family name derived from maximus. The name of several saints, including the seventh-century monk, theologian and scholar known as Maximus the Confessor.
Affiliated boy name: Maximilian.Creative forms:
(male) Maimus, Matimus, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Maximus Lonnie (M.L.), ..
How popular is Maximus?
Maximus is an uncommon first name for men. Maximus is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Maximus entered the list in 2000 and reached its apex rank of #192 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #197 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Maximus (#197 in 2015) are Mac (#1096 in 2015), Mack (#661), Maksim (#1178), Max (#118), Maxie, Maxim (#779), Maximilian (#437), Maximo (#854) and Maximos. Adoption of these forms of Maximus was well-received among parents 1 year ago (average #966) and has remained as widespread to this day (#932, up 1%), but with the form Mack becoming less fashionable. Max is more widely used than the rest, though Maxim has become popular as well over time.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Artimus, Cadmus, Caius, Dacius, Darious, Darius▼, Decimus, Fabius, Fabiyus, Gaius, Jairus, Jarius, Kadmus, Magnus▲, Magus, Mahmud, Maimon, Malique, Malmun, Mamun, Manus, Marcus, Marianus, Marimo, Marinos, Marinus, Marius, Markus, Marquus, Martinus, Mateus, Matias▲, Mattaus, Maurus, Maximino, Rasmus, Tacitus and Vasilus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maximus.See names in meaning and etymology.