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What does Maximilian mean?

Maximilian Pronunciation of Maximilian 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH greatest, roman, emperors (king), saints, popular (famous)


VARIANTS Mac, Mack, Maks, Maksim, Maksym, Maksymilian, Massimiliano, Massimo, Max, Maxey, Maxemilian, Maxemilion, Maxie, Maxim, Maxime, Maximilian, Maximiliano, Maximilianus, Maximilien, Maximillian, Maximino, Maximo, Maximos, Maximus, Maxy, Maxymilian, Maxymillian




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How popular is Maximilian?

Maximilian is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Maximilian is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Maximilian was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #429 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #448 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Maximilian (#448 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) are Max (#136), Maximus (#212), Maximiliano (#267), Mack (#632), Maximo (#800), Maxim (#901), Mac (#1009), Maksim (#1395), Massimo (#1526), Maximillian (#1537), Maxie and Maximos. These forms of Maximilian reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2016 (AVERAGE #1003) and have remained as common to this day (#989, 6% LESS USAGE), but with the version Mack going out of style. The more fashionable birth names in this compilation are Maximiliano, Mac, Maximo, Maximilian, Maximus, Maxim and Max.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maximilian, Mac, Mack, Maksim, Massimo in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Max, Maxie, Maxim, Maximiliano, Maximillian in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Cailean, Campian, Cillian, Daivian, Damian, Daymian, Eilian, Emilian, Emilyan (see Emil), Filian, Gilian, Gillian, Kilian, Killian, Macklin, Mahican (see Mohegan), Maimon, Mainchin, Maitland, Malin, Mallin, Marcelin, Marcellin, Mariland (see Maryland), Marilland (see Maryland), Marlan, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Marmion, Marmionn (see Marmion), Marriland (see Maryland), Martinien (see Martin), Maslin, Masslin, Mathian, Midian and Milan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Maximilian.

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