Infographic of Maximilian name meaning, which is “The greatest improver,” from the Latin maximus (the greatest) and meliorare (to make better). Some observers regard this name as a fusion of Q. Fabius Maximus and Seipio Aemilianus, two Romans admired by Frederick III, elector of Saxony.
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Maximilian Name Popularity

How popular is the name Maximilian? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 1,316 6 0.0006%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 1,459 6 0.0004%
1969 1,709 5 0.0003%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 1,605 6 0.0005%
1974 0 0%
1975 1,211 17 0.0013%
1976 1,343 13 0.001%
1977 1,713 6 0.0004%
1978 1,637 7 0.0005%
1979 1,616 9 0.0006%
1980 1,395 15 0.001%
1981 1,750 7 0.0005%
1982 2,164 5 0.0003%
1983 1,103 30 0.002%
1984 1,107 30 0.002%
1985 1,001 43 0.0028%
1986 792 83 0.0055%
1987 701 120 0.0079%
1988 777 98 0.0063%
1989 698 151 0.0094%
1990 786 121 0.0073%
1991 745 138 0.0085%
1992 718 157 0.0098%
1993 718 161 0.0103%
1994 643 217 0.0141%
1995 611 239 0.0159%
1996 606 246 0.0164%
1997 569 282 0.0191%
1998 511 369 0.0247%
1999 497 396 0.0264%
2000 479 451 0.0295%
2001 482 446 0.0296%
2002 483 440 0.0294%
2003 510 439 0.0289%
2004 504 443 0.0291%
2005 496 459 0.03%
2006 524 448 0.0286%
2007 515 466 0.0295%
2008 470 553 0.0358%
2009 474 533 0.0357%
2010 436 589 0.0409%
2011 427 598 0.042%
2012 464 548 0.0385%
2013 429 632 0.0444%
2014 443 627 0.043%
2015 430 669 0.046%
2016 437 660 0.0458%
2017 461 604 0.0433%
2018 439 636 0.0463%
2019 497 521 0.0385%
2020 493 542 0.0426%

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What names are diminutives of Maximilian?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Maximilian sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Maximilian, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Max

Greatest

English


What names are variants of Maximilian?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Maximilian.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mac

Son of

Gaelic

Mack

Son of; greatest

Latin

Maks

Latin

Maksim

Greatest

Latin

Maksym

Greatest

Latin

Maksymilian

Greatest

Latin

Massimiliano

Greatest

Latin

Massimo

Greatest

Latin

Max

Greatest

English

Maxemilian

Greatest

Latin

Maxemilion

Greatest

Latin

Maxey

Greatest

Latin

Maxie

Greatest

Latin

Maxim

Greatest

Latin

Maxime

Greatest

Latin

Maximilian

Greatest

Latin

Maximiliano

Greatest

Spanish

Maximilianus

Greatest

Latin

Maximilien

Greatest

Latin

Maximillian

Greatest

Latin

Maximino

Greatest

Latin

Maximo

Greatest

Latin

Maximos

Greatest

Latin

Maxy

Greatest

Latin

Maxymilian

Greatest

Latin

Maxymillian

Greatest

Latin


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1 Comment

  1. After I had my son at the hospital my partner read out 100 names and my baby smiled at the name maximilian
    So we decided to name him maxilian

    I love his name he has a very strong name

    I don’t have any dislikes about his name


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