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From Latin maximus, "the greatest".
First name of Roman emperor, Maxime was also very common among early Christians, where he refers to God. At the beginning of the 20th century, it slowly declined without ever disappearing. He reappears in the 70s, shyly at first, then with force, attributed to a boy of 40 in the 90s. He is still in the top of the favorite male names of the French. In the movement of short names, the diminutive Max seduces some parents.
Les Maxime are celebrated on April 14th.
His derivatives: Massimo, Max, Maximilian, Maximilian, Maximo, Maxim.
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