Maksim - boys name

Maksim name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Maksim name meaning:

The name Maksim is of Russian origin and is a variant of the name Maxim, which is derived from the Latin word "maximus" meaning "greatest" or "the largest". It carries a strong and powerful connotation, symbolizing strength, greatness, and leadership. Boys named Maksim are often seen as confident, ambitious, and assertive individuals.

Those with the name Maksim tend to possess natural leadership qualities, taking charge in various aspects of their lives. They are often determined and have a strong sense of purpose, striving for excellence in everything they do. Maksims are known for their ability to rise above challenges and obstacles, utilizing their intelligence and resourcefulness to find solutions.

In addition to its meaning, the name Maksim also has cultural and historical significance. It has been borne by several notable individuals, including Russian composer Maksim Mikhailovich Berezovsky and Russian pianist Maksim Mrvica. Overall, the name Maksim represents a strong and influential figure, embodying qualities that are highly regarded in society.


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Overall UK ranking: 1023 out of 4789

28 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Maksim

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