From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Max. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1930 or after 1980

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany

Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

Short form, deriving from Latin maximus = 'greatest'

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