Maxwell

  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Mack's Spring

What is the meaning of the name Maxwell?

The name Maxwell is primarily a male name of English origin that means From Mack's Spring.

The name originates as a place name for a location on the River Tweed in Scotland and first recorded in 1144 CE, spelled Mackeswell. It is a common English surname and spelled MacSuail in Scottish Gaelic. 

Maxwell has been used as a first name since at least 1880 when the United States first began recording name data and reached its peak in 2014 at #107. In England & Wales it was most popular in 2013 when it ranked #114. 

People who like the name Maxwell also like:

Oliver, Theodore, Owen, Alexander, Benjamin, Jackson, Noah, Charlotte, Violet, Amelia, Olivia, Genevieve, Penelope, Ella

Names like Maxwell:

Macall, Macaulay, Macayle, Maccaulay, Magali, Magalie, Magaly, Magola, Maikulu, Majella, Makaila, Makala, Makalia, Makalo, Makayla, Makula, Masiela, Maysel, Mazal, McCall, McKale, McKayla, McKile, Mekelle, Micaella, Michael, Michaela, Michail, Michal, Micheal

Stats for the Name Maxwell

checkmark Maxwell is currently #77 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Maxwell is currently #163 in U.S. births

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Maxwell Murder - Rancid
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Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles

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