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111k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Maxine

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Greatest
  • #581 All Time
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5k Maxim (Russian)
< 1k Maxime (French)
< 1k Maxima (Latin)

How popular is the name "Maxine" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1884 8 8 0
1885 6 6 0
1888 7 7 0
1890 11 11 0
1891 7 7 0
1892 8 8 0
1893 17 17 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 14 14 0
1897 26 26 0
1898 31 31 0
1899 34 34 0
1900 68 68 0
1901 46 46 0
1902 62 62 0
1903 70 70 0
1904 84 84 0
1905 135 135 0
1906 173 173 0
1907 219 219 0
1908 220 220 0
1909 332 332 0
1910 397 397 0
1911 531 531 0
1912 830 823 7
1913 1,078 1,073 5
1914 1,396 1,396 0
1915 2,119 2,110 9 #98 girl name
1916 2,436 2,424 12 #96 girl name
1917 2,647 2,647 0 #93 girl name
1918 3,226 3,216 10 #87 girl name
1919 3,195 3,184 11 #85 girl name
1920 3,516 3,505 11 #81 girl name
1921 3,646 3,632 14 #76 girl name
1922 3,455 3,444 11 #82 girl name
1923 3,614 3,603 11 #76 girl name
1924 3,672 3,659 13 #77 girl name
1925 3,551 3,536 15 #79 girl name
1926 3,166 3,151 15 #84 girl name
1927 3,096 3,089 7 #87 girl name
1928 3,150 3,129 21 #84 girl name
1929 3,004 2,993 11 #85 girl name
1930 2,717 2,701 16 #93 girl name
1931 2,400 2,391 9
1932 2,233 2,222 11
1933 2,070 2,061 9
1934 2,030 2,018 12
1935 1,939 1,924 15
1936 1,841 1,829 12
1937 1,743 1,730 13
1938 1,833 1,821 12
1939 1,787 1,776 11
1940 1,795 1,784 11
1941 1,759 1,749 10
1942 1,750 1,750 0
1943 1,768 1,756 12
1944 1,612 1,601 11
1945 1,454 1,449 5
1946 1,549 1,543 6
1947 1,584 1,584 0
1948 1,523 1,523 0
1949 1,336 1,330 6
1950 1,257 1,252 5
1951 1,254 1,246 8
1952 1,162 1,162 0
1953 1,171 1,171 0
1954 990 990 0
1955 867 867 0
1956 893 893 0
1957 772 772 0
1958 686 686 0
1959 697 697 0
1960 594 594 0
1961 626 626 0
1962 574 574 0
1963 499 499 0
1964 446 446 0
1965 427 427 0
1966 367 367 0
1967 288 288 0
1968 256 256 0
1969 238 238 0
1970 262 262 0
1971 197 197 0
1972 163 163 0
1973 162 162 0
1974 132 132 0
1975 128 128 0
1976 114 114 0
1977 121 121 0
1978 144 144 0
1979 119 119 0
1980 111 111 0
1981 120 120 0
1982 115 115 0
1983 110 110 0
1984 118 118 0
1985 133 133 0
1986 125 125 0
1987 157 157 0
1988 194 194 0
1989 173 173 0
1990 171 171 0
1991 200 200 0
1992 196 196 0
1993 200 200 0
1994 206 206 0
1995 181 181 0
1996 193 193 0
1997 182 182 0
1998 187 187 0
1999 165 165 0
2000 178 178 0
2001 206 206 0
2002 183 183 0
2003 164 164 0
2004 150 150 0
2005 138 138 0
2006 129 129 0
2007 138 138 0
2008 142 142 0
2009 138 138 0
2010 161 161 0
2011 158 158 0
2012 188 188 0
2013 235 235 0
2014 202 202 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Maxine? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 111,404 babies born with the name Maxine in the United States. That's more than enough Maxines to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Maxine" was in 1924 with a total of 3,659 babies. (That's a lot of baby Maxines)

According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Maxine" ranks #43 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 42 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1922. Across the entire United States a total of 3,455 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Maxine popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Maxine in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Maxine" mean? The list below shows the origins of Maxine as well as things modernly associated with the name Maxine such as celebrities named Maxine.

French

Origin and Meaning of Maxine

The name "Maxine" is of French origin, and it means "Greatest". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

I is for ideals, no higher!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for elegant, born within you.

Your name in reverse order is "Enixam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Meanxi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Maxine born Jan 28, 2005

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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