Maximus Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Maximus:
Derived from the Latin maximus (greatest).
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Maximus Prime (Transformers)
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In Roman history Maximus was a title given to generals who defeated their enemies in battle. For example, Constantine I achieved great victory over Germania and was awarded the title "Germanicus Maximus."
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Maximus is the main character of the 2000 movie "Gladiator": Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And he will have his vengeance in this life or the next.
Maximus, a character in Inhumans (Marvel)