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What does Jax mean?

Jax Pronunciation of Jax [jax] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Jax means "son of Jack". Jax is an alternate spelling of Jackson (Old English): American President Andrew Jackson.

Associated with: old english.


5 different relations via Jackson: Jack, Jacky, Jaxen, Jaxon and Jaxson.

Creative forms:
(male) Japh, Jare, ..

(female) Jabi, Jasa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jax Braylin (J.B.), ..

How popular is Jax?

Jax is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#65298 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jax was first listed in 1997 and reached its peak position of #209 in the U.S. in 2014, and is presently at #214. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jax name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jax outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jack (#40 last year), Jackson (#17), Jacky, Jaxen (#651), Jaxon (#44) and Jaxson (#84) are the popular alternative forms of Jax (#214 last year) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Jax were favored 2 years ago (usage of 1.88%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 1.89%, 1% more). The most fashionable birth names among these are Jackson, Jax, Jaxen, Jaxon and Jaxson.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jax, Jack, Jackson, Jacky, Jaxen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaxon, Jaxson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jack, Jackson, Jaxon, Jaxson outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bax, Dax, Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jak, Jan, Jaq, Jay and Max. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jax.

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