Origin: Latin

Meaning: “greatest”
feminine form of Max, Maximilan

Best Nicknames:
Max, Maxi, Maxie, Maxy, Zeenie, Zina

Variations and Sound Alikes:
Massima, Maxeen, Maxena, Maxene,
Maxime, Maximina, Maxina

Maxine TV and Movie Quotes:
“There’s a tiny door in my office, Maxine. It’s a portal and it
takes you inside John Malkovich.” Being John Malkovich (1999)
“And, uh, Maxine of Arc, Missy. Herman the Kid.”
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
“Esther and Maxine seem to be getting along well”
Orphan (2009)

Famous people named Maxine or its variations

1. Maxine Peake (b. 1974), English actress
2. Maxine Nightingale (b. 1952), British singer
3. Maxine Kumin (b. 1925), American poet, author

Maxine Middle Names
Maxine Arletta
Maxine Carol
Maxine Francesca
Maxine Joanne
Maxine Rae

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  1. Mark says:

    I think Xen is also a good nickname for this name…

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