Maxwell: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on BabyNames.com

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. In England & Wales it was most popular in 2013 when it ranked #114. 

People who like the name Maxwell also like:

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

Names like Maxwell:

Mishael, Michail, McKale, Maysel, Makaylie, Makailee, Magola, Masiela, Macayle, Mizell, Maikulu, Micheal, Mekelle, Micaella, Momchil, Mihangel, Magaly, Mojil, Misael, Mansel, Michel, Mikaili, Michaela, Makaila, Michal, Micol, Makayla, McKile, Mazal, Mowgli

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
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Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles
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