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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maxey

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for able, for you surely are.

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons Named Maxey

Maxey Whitehead is a voice actress and voice acting. Maxey was born on June 15th, 1981.


Maxey Dell Moody was a founder of m. d. moody & sons, inc., m. d. moody & sons, and founder ofm. d. moody & sons. Maxey was born as the child of Sloman Moody on December 12th, 1883 in Ocala, Florida. They left this life on July 27th, 1949.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Maxey

Dawn Maxey is an actress. She was most prominent from 1994 to 1994. Dawn was born on August 18th, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.


Samuel Bell Maxey was an office holder. His military service ended in 1849. Samuel was born on March 30th, 1825 in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. He breathed his last breath on August 16th, 1895.


Paul was born in 1907. He breathed his last breath in 1963.


Marlon Maxey is a basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Breogán Lugo, Gymnastikos S. Larissas, ASVEL Basket, Galatasaray, Peristeri B.C., Iraklis Thessaloniki B.C., and CB Lucentum Alicante. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 2001. Marlon was born on February 19th, 1969 in Chicago.


Glen Maxey is an office holder. Glen was born on February 23rd, 1952.


He was most active from 2001 to present.


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Popularity of Maxey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maxey U.S.
  White 73.20% 64.26%
  African American 20.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.91% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maxey

People with the last name Maxey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Maxey

  • How Popular is the name Maxey? Maxey is the 22,422nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Maxey was the 3,372nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maxey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 284 babies born with the first name Maxey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maxey to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maxey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Maxey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maxey is Monday, February 21st, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Maxey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maxey was in 1945 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Maxey: Your name in reverse order is Yexam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yexma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maxey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,584 people with the last name Maxey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maxey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Maxey as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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