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".
(male) Dadax, Darx, ..
(female) Daxee, Daxya, ..
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 history 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 statistics of the boy name Dax and related names. The only other popular alternative form of Dax (#604 last year) rated in the Top 2000 is Daxton (#481 last year). These relations of Dax were favored as baby names in 2014 (average #542). Daxton and Dax are two of the more chic names for newborns in this list.