maxwell boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. English: Capable
  2. Latin: Great
  3. Scottish: Mack's well

First name variations: Maxwel, Maxwill

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Scottish: habitational name from a place near Melrose in Roxburghshire. The place name is first recorded in 1144 in the form Mackeswell ‘Mack’s spring or stream (Old English well(a))’.
  2. Irish: this surname is common in Ulster, where it has sometimes been adopted as an alternative to Miskell.
  3. Jewish: arbitrary adoption of the Scottish name, or Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Jessica Simpson, Dustin Hoffman

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