Nicknames: Max, Maxime, Maxus
Detail: From the Roman byname derived from the Latin maximus, “greatest”.
This was the name of a 7th century monk and theologian from Constantinople, Saint Maximus.
- Massimo (Italian)
- Maxence (French) [mak-SAHN-seh] Listen
- Maxime (French)
- Maximillian (English)
- Maximo (Spanish)
- Maximus (Ancient Roman)
- Maxima (Ancient Roman)
- Maxine (French)
Meaning: “Gift of the Muses.”
Nicknames: Musi, Muse, Sidda, Dora
Detail: Character in the Harry Potter Series.
Also the stage name of Jeanne Roques, a popular French silent film actress.
Meaning: “Vendor of sewing materials.”
Nicknames: Mer, Mero
Detail: Transferred use of the surname, in origin an occupational name for a trader of sewing materials (Old French mercier, from Late Latin mercarius, a derivative of merx meaning “merchandise”).
Nicknames: Mari, Posy, Rippa
Detail: Spanish word for butterfly.
Pronunciation: (nee-MOS-uh-nee) Mnemosyne
Nicknames: Mneme (NEE-mee), Mossie, Mezzo, Mezzie, Sini
Detail: The ancient Greek goddess of memory, a daughter of Uranus and Gaea and the mother by Zeus of the Muses.
Nicknames: Mac, Mek, Merk, Merro, Murry, Cue, Tio
Detail: The name comes from Mercury, the Roman messenger god.
Mercutio is a character of Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet”.
“If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking and you beat love down.”
Maverick (Tom Cruise) in Top Gun
Meaning: “An independent, free spirit.”
Nicknames: Mac, Mav
Detail: Maverick’s language of origin is English-American. The name’s meaning is “a wild nonconformist”.