Maxie - Meaning of Maxie
[ 2 syll. ma-xie, max-ie ] The baby boy name Maxie is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as MAEKSiy- †. Maxie is used chiefly in the English and Spanish languages, and its origin is Latin and Old English.
Maxie is a pet form of the name Max (Dutch, English, German, Scandinavian, and Latin) in the English language.
Maxie is also a variant of the name Maxim (English, German, Russian, Czech, and French).
Maxie is also a contraction of the name Maximilian (English and German) in the English and Spanish languages.
Maxie is also a contraction of the name Maxwell (English and Scottish) in the English language.
Maxie is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1910 with 0.013% of baby boys being given the name Maxie. Its ranking then was #552. The baby name has since steeply declined in popularity, and is today of irregular use. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Maxie, Maxwell was the most widely used. There were times before 1931 when more girls than baby boys were named Maxie, but currently it is more often than not a baby boy name. In 1941, 50% more baby boys than girls were given the name Maxie.
† Pronunciation for Maxie: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"