[ 1 syll. max, ma-x ] The baby girl name Max is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced MAEKS in English or MAAKS in German †. Max's language of origin is Latin and it is predominantly used in English. Max is a contracted form of the English and German Maxine.
Max is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Max, Maxine was the most popular. In the last century Max has mainly been a boy name.
† Pronunciation for Max: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"