Traits associated with the name Maximilian:

Dogs named Maximilian tend to be loving, industrious, good-natured, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Maximilian?

That you have a fondness for grandiose names and may have a flair for the dramatic.

Is Maximilian a good dog name?

Maximilian has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Maximilian isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Maximilian is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Maximilian was, in the past month, the 2306th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Maximilian is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Maximilian was viewed 46 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Maximilian's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Maximilian is most adored in Virginia, Illinois and Ohio.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, Washington and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Maximilian.

Most popular breeds named Maximilian:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chinese Shar-Pei
  3. Chihuahua
  4. English Springer Spaniel
  5. Miniature Pinscher

Maximilian is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names

Harkens back to Roman emperors, lacks modern pop culture relevance.

Dog names like Maximilian:

Better; a military rank
One who works with stone
Great stream
Soldier or servant
Soldier, or merciful
Maximilian dog name meaning

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