Maxim (Cyrillic: Максим), sometimes romanized as Maksim or Maksym, is a male first name of Russian origin and is relatively common in Slavic-speaking countries. According to the register of the General Directorate of Moscow, "Maxim" was the second most popular male name for children born in Moscow. From March 16, 2005 to August 16, 2005, 1087 boys were named Maxim, behind Alexander at 1390. The name is derived from the Latin family name Maximus, meaning "the greatest". Maxim is also a less well-known surname.
For people with the surname Maxim, see Maxim (surname).
Maxim disambiguation page.