What does Dax mean?
Dax /dax/ as a boys' name is pronounced daks. It is of French origin. Place name; a town in southwestern France that dates from before the days of the Roman occupation. Familiar today as the name of a character on the TV show "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine".
How popular is Dax?
Dax is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#45482 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Dax for boys. Dax entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #604 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Dax and related names. The only other popular alternative form of Dax (#604 2 years ago) rated in the Top 1000 is Daxton (#481 2 years ago). These relations of Dax were favored as baby names in 2014 (average #542). Dax has historically been preferred by parents, though Daxton is currently the preferred form. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dax▲ is pronounced similarly to Dex and Dix. Other recommended similar baby names are Bax, Da-, Dace, Dacy, Daeg, Dag, Dago, Dai, Dal, Dan▼, Dar, Daw, Day, Des, Dexy, Jax▲ and Max▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dax.