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The name Maxwell is of Scottish origin, and means Marcus' well.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Maxwell has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Maxwell
Use of the Name Maxwell for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
48,467 43,951 42,213 27,699 15,522 5,951 2,872
The table below indicates the number of times the name Maxwell has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Maxwell
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18806689  
1881    
18829136  
188362210  
18847378  
18857438  
18869256  
18878027  
18888867  
188961011  
189050215  
18918177  
189273210  
189356013  
18948358  
189559513  
189652716  
189741921  
189853416  
189960212  
190050622  
190146118  
190240126  
190354217  
190455317  
190547323  
190640529  
190750422  
190848427  
190947929  
191042841  
191140749  
1912365113  
1913385121  
1914413132  
1915405176  
1916474147  
1917470147  
1918487150  
1919514134  
1920570120  
1921603110  
1922526140  
1923568122  
1924588117  
1925592113  
192667888  
1927622102  
1928577115  
1929521127  
193062498  
193165384  
193263290  
193374767  
193475067  
193570075  
193679959  
193784453  
193870775  
193973367  
194080660  
194179063  
194281064  
194381865  
194475868  
194585954  
194673280  
194786465  
194887960  
194990359  
195086962  
195187165  
195282972  
195387368  
195481779  
195576790  
195683281  
195793266  
1958100058  
195983782  
1960    
1961    
1962    
196394364  
196497262  
196592265  
196690864  
196796257  
196887468  
196986978  
197097169  
1971    
197292475  
197382294  
197485987  
1975831100  
197687093  
1977772122  
1978793115  
1979705148  
1980635188  
1981595207  
1982634188  
1983570220  
1984488295  
1985384466  
1986327609  
19872301,013  
19882171,206  
19892051,402  
19901881,626  
19911871,720  
19921701,873  
19931811,783  
19941811,718  
19951781,838  
19961771,899  
19971482,316  
19981352,789  
19991063,335  
20001133,362  
20011243,180  
20021293,029  
20031323,079  
20041362,872  
Totals:  48,467 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Maxwell as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Maxwell appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 120 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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