Like the name Maxwell? Find out the meaning of the Anglo boy baby name Maxwell, plus find out this name's origin, get reviews and more!

Gender: Boy
Category: Anglo
Length: 7 letters (average)
  • Maxwell is connected to the name Maccus, who was a noble of Norwegian descent in the court of David I, King of Scotland. Maccus received from this monarch a grant of land on the River Tweed. On the land, there was an attached fishery that had a water wheel. The name “Maxwell” actually was dervied from “Maccus’ Wheel” for this water wheel.
  • Made famous in the Beatles’ song “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer”
  • The name that Jessica Simpson chose for her baby daughter (born 2012)

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