Maxim (given name)

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Maxim (also Maksim or Maksym) is a male first name of Roman origin. It is common in Slavic-speaking countries, mainly in Belarus, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine. The name is derived from the Latin family name Maximus, meaning "the greatest".[1] Maxim is also a less well-known surname.

Maksim
GenderMasculine (normally)
Origin
Word/nameLatin maximus.
Meaning"The greatest" in Latin.
Region of originRome
Other names
Related namesMax, Maximilian, Massimiliano, Maximus

Notable peopleEdit

Monarchs:

Đorđe Branković, Despot of Serbia, monastic name Maksim.

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In crime:

  • Maksim Gelman, imprisoned for murdering 4 people and attempting to murder 5 others

ArticlesEdit

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SurnameEdit

For people with the surname Maxim, see Maxim (surname).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Behind the Name: Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Maxim". Retrieved 2007-12-30.