Maxwell: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on


  • 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:

Henry, Benjamin, Liam, Alexander, Owen, Oliver, Jackson, Lucy, Olivia, Audrey, Ava, Violet, Charlotte, Amelia

Names like Maxwell:

Macaulay, Magaly, Michel, Mowgli, Micol, Mikailah, Mihangel, Misael, McKayla, Momchil, Maccaulay, Michaela, Mojil, Michal, Makalo, Mikel, McCall, Makalia, Makayla, Micaella, Masiela, Majella, Magali, McKale, Mizell, Magalie, Mikhail, Mazal, Makala, Mekelle

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Maxwell Drew Johnson - daughter of Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson , born 2012
Maxwell Edward Armstrong - son of Lance Armstrong and Anna Hansen , born 2009
Bear Maxwell Sullivan - son of Chris Sullivan and Rachel Sullivan , born 2020

Stats for the Name Maxwell

checkmark Maxwell is currently #77 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Maxwell is currently #173 in U.S. births

Songs about Maxwell

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