Maxwell

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the surname derived from a Scottish place name meaning 'Maccus's pool'/'Mack's pool' [1] [2] [3] [4]

The name Maccus/Mack might be related to Magnus [3] [4]

Related Names

Maxwell
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Max

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Maxwell
Genitive: Maxwells
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Maxwell
Genitive: Maxwellin
Partitive: Maxwellia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Maxwell
Genitive: Maxwells
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Maxwell
Genitive: Maxwells

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
154 239 2 6 152 233
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
111 0 0
n.a.
111
Norway Norway[7]
49
n.a.
0
n.a.
49
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
45
n.a.
0
n.a.
45
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
3 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Maxwell.


References

  1. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  2. P. H. Reaney and R. M. Wilson: Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/