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What does Jax mean?

Jax /jax/ [1 syll.] 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. Compare surname Jex.


Jax has 9 different forms via Jackson: Jack, Jackie, Jacksen, Jacky, Jacson, Jakson, Jaxen, Jaxon and Jaxson.

Kreatif forms: Jaxia, Jaxjo, Jojax. [more]

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. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Jax for boys. Jax was first listed in 2005 and reached its peak position of #209 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jax name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jax and corresponding names. Jack (#41 last year), Jackie, Jackson (#17), Jacky, Jaxen (#550), Jaxon (#46) and Jaxson (#85) are the popular alternative forms of Jax (#209 last year) appearing in the Top 1000. Variants like Jacksen are seldom used. These boy names reached the top of their popularity in the year 2013 (usage of 0.6363%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.6315%, down 0.7%), but with the versions Jackie and Jacky becoming less stylish. The most fashionable birth names among these are Jackson (#17), Jax (#209), Jaxen (#550), Jaxon (#46) and Jaxson (#85), and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for Jackson. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jax, Jack, Jackie, Jackson, Jacky in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jaxen, Jaxon, Jaxson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Bax, Dax, Ja-, Jace, Jaco, Jacq, Jacy, Jae, Jago, Jagu, Jai, Jak, Jake, Jan, Jaq, Jase, Jay, Jazz and Max. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jax.