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Quick Facts on Jax

  • Gender:
  • Boy
  • Origin:
  • American
  • Number of syllables:
  • 1
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 223
Simple meaning:
No meaning

Characteristics of Jax

  • Authoritative
  • Powerful
  • Tough
  • Tenacious
  • Wealthy
  • Problem-solver
  • Achiever

Etymology & Historical Origin - Jax

Jax is a newly invented name distinct to the United States. The name was created in reaction to the popularity of such names as Jack and Jackson. There is no etymological origin and therefore no meaning. It’s more or less a phonetically rendered respelling of Jacks (a children’s playground game).

Popularity of the Name Jax

Jax first appeared on the male naming charts in 2005 – clearly a brand new 21st century coinage. It follows the popularity of Jaxson and Jaxon (which followed the popularity of Jackson). Jackson, in turn, followed the popularity of Jack combined with the trend that uses surnames as forenames. Jaxson, Jaxon and Jaxen are attempts to be unique through creative respelling practices. Jax just developed as a pet form of these made-up names, and then eventually became an independently given name in its own right. It’s cute, but almost too cute, if you get what we mean.
Popularity of the Boy Name Jax
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Jax

  • Literary Characters of the baby name Jax

    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Jax

    Jax We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Jax.

  • Popular Songs on Jax

    Popular Songs on Jax

    Reggie Jax - a song by Public Enemy

  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Jax

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Jax

    Jax Epoch and The Quicken Forbidden Volume 2: Separation Anxiety (Dave Roman) - When teenager Jax Epoch "borrowed" some magic items from another dimension, she set into motion a series of apocalyptic events known as the Quicken Forbidden. Now, the stuff of fantasy is invading the real world: snowstorms rage in the summer, mechanical knights ride through the streets of Manhattan, and dragons are forced to get day jobs. Amid the growing strangeness, Jax is put on trial for causing the end of reality - and something is hunting down anyone and anything connected to the Quicken. This is volume 2 of the series, with a new 8 page epilogue. Recommended for ages 11-14.

    Max and Jax in Second Grade (Jerdine Nolen) - Meet Max and Jax as they anxiously await the bell on the last day of second grade. The twins kick off the summer with a slumber party for Jax and a special fishing trip for Max. But even though their adventures don't go exactly as they'd planned, Max and Jax come to realize that being a twin means always having a very special friend. Recommended for ages 6-9.

  • Famous People Named Jax

    Famous People Named Jax

    Famous People Named Jax - We cannot find any celebrities or significantly famous people with the first name Jax.

  • Children of Famous People Named Jax

    Children of Famous People Named Jax

    Famous People Who Named Their Son Jax - Garcelle Beauvais (actress)

  • Historic Figures

    Jax - Boy Baby Name - Historic Figures

    Jax - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Jax.

Personality of the Boy Name Jax

The number Eight personality has everything to do with power, wealth and abundance. Somehow, this personality has been blessed on the material plane, but their authoritative and problem-solving traits provide evidence that their good fortunes are not just the luck of the lottery. They are well earned. This is the personality of CEOs and high-ranking military personnel. Eights are intensely active, hard-driving individuals. Success is only meaningful to them after a job well-done.  They are remarkable in their ability to see the larger picture right down to the smallest details, and organize a strategy around success. They then have the ability to direct a group around them toward any goal, and realize individual potential to get the most out of their team.

Variations of the Baby Name - Jax

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