Max (given name)

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Max (/ˈmæks/) is a masculine given name. It is often a short form (hypocorism) of Maximilian, Maxim, sometimes Maximus, Maxwell in English or Maxime and Maxence in French.[1] Maxine is a feminine equivalent of Max used in English.


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  1. ^ "Behind the Name: Meaning, origin, and history of the name Max". Behind the Name. Retrieved 7 March 2016.