Meaning:the greatest



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About Max

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Max is one of those forceful, one-syllable names that sound strong and tough. This one is for parents looking for a name that is very masculine.

Detailed Meaning

Short form of Maximillian and to a lesser extent, Maxwell. The name has positive, macho connotations.

Famous People With This Name

Some famous Max’s are Max George, a member of the boy band “The Wanted,” Max Whitlock was the first British gymnast to win a gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, and Max Brown is an English actor.

Possible Nicknames

Max is a quite a short name to come up with nickenames for, but one option can be Maxie/Maxy.

Related Names

Some related names are Maximillian, Maxwell, Maxim, Maxime and Maximus.

Stories Featuring This Name

Max Branning is a character from the British soap opera “Eastenders.” Max Guevara is a character in the television series “Dark Angel.”

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