Baby names: Max and Maxwell

I have a new grandson named Maxwell, nicknamed Max. I wanted to see how popular (or not) the name has been over the years. I didn’t update my data past 2020 but I think the trends are clear.

2 thoughts on “Baby names: Max and Maxwell

  1. Russ Post author

    The female exact equivalents of Max and Maxwell were virtually non-existent, but Maxine was quite popular in 1919-1920, tapering to almost nothing around 1980. The graph was almost the L-R mirror image of the male Maxwell graph.


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