Traits associated with the name Maximus:

Dogs named Maximus tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

That you have a fondness for strong, powerful names. It could also suggest that you admire strength and courage.

Is Maximus a good dog name?

Maximus has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Maximus 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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Maximus is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Maximus was, in the past month, the 1362nd most viewed dog name on

As of March 2024, Maximus 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, Maximus was viewed 89 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Maximus is most adored in New Mexico, New Jersey and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Maximus:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Boxer
  5. Chihuahua

Maximus is found in these categories:

greek dog names

Derived from Latin, meaning "greatest", often used in ancient Greece.

big dog names

Maximus screams mighty, strong, and grand, perfect for a hefty hound!

cute dog names

Roman gladiator charm meets puppy dog eyes, irresistibly adorable!

Dog names like Maximus:

Soldier or servant
Lovable giant dog.
Better; a military rank
Servant Of Mars, God Of War
One who works with stone
Maximus dog name meaning

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