Maximillian Name Meaning & Origin

Maximillian

Pronunciation: mak-sə-MIL-yən (key)

Origin of the name Maximilian:

Arose as a blending of the Latin Maximus (greatest) and Aemiliānus by the Emperor Frederich III, who bestowed it upon his first-born son, Maximilian I (1459 - 1519), in honor of two famous Roman generals. Maximus is directly derived from maximus (greatest), but the etymology of Aemiliānus is uncertain.

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