Maximus

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maximus

"Maximus" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Greatest". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Latin Maximus

  1. A male given name

Maximus was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Maximus

Maximus Boltagon is a comics character.

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Maximus is royalty. He holds the title Usurper of the Western Roman Empire and Usurperof theWestern Roman Empire. His career lasted from 409 to 411.

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Maximus J. Ongkili is a Malaysian Minister of Energy, Green Technology, Water, Malaysian Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation., Ministry of Science, and Innovation (Malaysia). His career lasted from 2013 to 2013. Maximus was born on October 26th, 1953 in Kota Kinabalu.

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Maximus Lobo is a comics character.

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Maximus of Alexandria was a pope. His career lasted from 264 to 282. He died on April 22nd, 0282.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Maximus

Magnus Maximus is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Western Roman Empire and Emperorof theWestern Roman Empire. His career lasted from 383 to 384.

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Petronius Maximus is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Western Roman Empire and Emperorof theWestern Roman Empire. He was most prominent from 17 to 455.

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Saint Maximus was a saint. He holds the title Confessor, Theologian, and Homologetes. Saint was born in 580 in Constantinople or Palestine. He passed away on August 13th, 0662.

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Maximus is royalty. He holds the title Usurper of the Western Roman Empire and Usurperof theWestern Roman Empire. His career lasted from 409 to 411.

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Flattus Maximus is a thrash metal, punk rock, and shock rock guitarist. Flattus was given the name Cory Smoot .

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How popular is the baby name Maximus in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1997 5 0 5
1998 18 0 18
1999 11 0 11
2000 188 0 188
2001 892 0 892
2002 912 0 912
2003 704 0 704
2004 613 0 613
2005 766 0 766
2006 795 0 795
2007 995 0 995
2008 1,354 0 1,354
2009 1,395 0 1,395
2010 1,488 0 1,488
2011 1,648 0 1,648
2012 1,850 7 1,843
2013 1,927 0 1,927
2014 2,132 0 2,132
2015 2,060 5 2,055
2016 2,108 0 2,108

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Popularity of Maximus as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Maximus

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  • How Popular is the name Maximus? Maximus is the 1,602nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Maximus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,861 babies born with the first name Maximus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maximus to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maximus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Maximus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maximus is Monday, March 26th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Maximus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maximus was in 2014 with a total of 2,132 babies. That's a lot of babies named Maximus!
  • Random Maximus Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maximus ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 15 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Maximus: Your name in reverse order is Sumixam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asmimxu. How do you pronounce that?

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