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Meaning of the Name Maxwell
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.
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Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles