Maxine
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
mak-SEEN
Meaning
The greatest
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Most likely derived from Maxima, a feminine form of Maximus, which in Latin means "the greatest". Maxine as a given name has been used since the 20th century although it was less and less popular towards the end of the millenium.

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Maxeen, Maxene, Maxyne

Famous Maxines

Maxine Kingston - published author
Maxine Komlos - writer
Maxine Kumin - published author
Maxine Singer - writer
Maxine Sullivan - jazz artist
Maxine Trottier - writer
Maxine Waters - politician

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