Maximus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Maximus

Proper noun[edit]

Maximus

  1. A male given name

Usage notes[edit]

This given name is one of those traditionally given to Black African slaves in the United States, similar to many others of Classical origins given to slaves

Derived terms[edit]

  • Max (diminutive)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin maximus "the greatest".

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Maximus

  1. A cognomen; later also a name of early Christian saints.

Descendants[edit]

Male given name