Maxim (given name)
|Word/name||Latin or Hebrew maximus.|
|Meaning||"The greatest" in Latin. "God miracle maker" in Hebrew.|
|Region of origin||Rome|
|Related names||Max, Maximilian, Massimiliano, Maximus|
Maxim is a male first name of Roman origin. It is common in Slavic-speaking countries, mainly in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. According to the register of the General Directorate of Moscow, "Maxim" was the second most popular name for boys born in Moscow. From March 16, 2005 to August 16, 2005, 1,087 boys were named Maxim, behind Alexander at 1,390. The name is derived from the Latin family name Maximus, meaning "the greatest". Maxim is also a less well-known surname.
- Maxim of Bulgaria, Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church
- Serbian Patriarch Maksim I, Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church (1655-1672)
- Maxim Gorky, Russian author and political activist
- Maxim Kalashnikov, Russian author and political activist
- Max Bemis, an American musician and vocalist of Say Anything
- MakSim, a Russian singer
- Maksym Berezovsky, a Ukrainian composer and opera singer
- Maksim Dunayevsky, a Russian film composer
- Maksim Mrvica, a Croatian pianist
- Maxim Reality, an English singer-songwriter and MC
- Maxim Richarz, a German singer
- Maxim Vengerov, a Russian violin virtuoso and conductor
- Can Maxim Mutaf (born 1991), Turkish-Russian basketball player
- Maksim Buznikin, Russian footballer
- Maksim Burchenko, Russian footballer
- Maksym Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer
- Maxim Deviatovski, Russian artistic gymnast
- Maxim Marinin, Russian pair skater
- Maksym Kalinichenko, Ukrainian footballer
- Maksim Podholjuzin (born 1992), Estonian footballer
- Maksim Romaschenko, Belarusian footballer
- Maksim Shatskikh, Uzbek footballer
- Maxim Staviski, Russian-born Bulgarian world champion ice dancer
- Maksim Zhalmagambetov, Kazakh footballer
- Maksim Moshkow, Russian businessman
- Maxim Litvinov, Russian revolutionary and diplomat
- Maxim Kammerer, fictional character in the Noon Universe series
- Maxim de Winter, the second Mrs. de Winter's name for her husband in Rebecca (novel) by Daphne du Maurier
- Maxim, the main hero of Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals
- Maksim Gelman, imprisoned for murdering 4 people and attempting to murder 5
- For people, places or things named Maxim, see All pages beginning with Maxim.
- For people, places or things named Maksim, see All pages beginning with Maksim.
- For people, places or things named Maksym, see All pages beginning with Maksym.
For people with the surname Maxim, see Maxim (surname).
- "Behind the Name: Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Maxim". Retrieved 2007-12-30.
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