Maxim (given name)
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". Maxim is also a less well-known surname.
|Meaning||"The greatest" in Latin.|
|Region of origin||Rome|
|Related names||Max, Maximilian, Massimiliano, Maximus|
Đorđe Branković, Despot of Serbia, monastic name Maksim.
- 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 Stirner, German philosopher
- 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
- Maxim Afinogenov, Russian ice hockey player
- Maksim Burchenko, Russian footballer
- Maksim Buznikin, Russian footballer
- Maksym Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer
- Maxim Deviatovski, Russian artistic gymnast
- Maksim "Max" Grechkin, Israeli footballer
- Maksym Kalinichenko, Ukrainian footballer
- Maksym Kowal (born 1991), Canadian soccer player
- Maxim Marinin, Russian pair skater
- 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
- Maksym Stepanov (born 1975), Ukrainian politician
- 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 others
- For people, places or things named Maxim, see All pages with titles beginning with Maxim.
- For people, places or things named Maksim, see All pages with titles beginning with Maksim.
- For people, places or things named Maksym, see All pages with titles 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.