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".
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 last year) rated in the Top 1000 is Daxton (#481 last year). These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.4575%). Daxton (#481) and Dax (#604) are two of the more chic names for newborns in this list. (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.