What does Maximilian mean?

Maximilian means "greatest"

How do we pronounce Maximilian?

Maximilian \ma-xi-mi-lian, max-imili-an\ is a boy's name. It consists of 10 letters and 5 syllables.

The baby boy name Maximilian is pronounced as MaeKSihMIHLiyahN or MaeKSihMIHLYahN (English), MaaKSiyMIYLiyaaN (German) 1.

1 Pronunciation for Maximilian: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

What is the origin of Maximilian?

Maximilian is largely used in the English and German languages, and its origin is Latin. From the element 'maximus' which means greatest. Maximilanus (Latin) and Maximilianus (latin) are old forms of Maximilian. The first name is derived from the Latin Maximilanus, itself a diminutive of Maximus. It was borne by the 3rd century Saint Maximilian, considered by Roman Catholics as one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers; there was also another saint of the same name in the 3rd century. The name was bestowed by the Emperor Friedrich III on his son, the future Maximilian I (1459-1519), from the combination of Maximus and Aemilianus in homage to the legendary Roman generals Quintus Fabius Maximus and Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus. The name was borne by several members of the Austrian branch of the royal house of Habsburg, as well as the house of Bavaria from the 16th century. It was also borne by the Austrian-born Emperor of Mexico, Maximilian (1832-1867), who was later overthrown and executed. The first name was adopted by English speakers at the start of the 17th century; in the late 19th century the form Max emerged as an independant name. The name baby name Maximiliane (German) is the female equivalent of Maximilian. The name Maximilian is widely used; it has 50 variants that are used in both English and other languages.

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List of baby names that is pronounced like Maximilian:

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The baby name Maximilian fun facts:

The name Maximilian in reverse order is "Nailimixam".

The numerological value of the name Maximilian is number 6, which means responsibility, protection, nurturing, community, balance, sympathy.

How popular is Maximilian?

Maximilian is in the top names in USA.

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