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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Fox

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • #8418 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Fox" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 5 0 5
1930 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1995 19 0 19
1996 28 0 28
1997 43 0 43
1998 42 0 42
1999 46 0 46
2000 38 0 38
2001 44 0 44
2002 28 0 28
2003 41 0 41
2004 53 0 53
2005 55 0 55
2006 41 0 41
2007 65 0 65
2008 81 0 81
2009 91 0 91
2010 90 0 90
2011 87 0 87
2012 96 0 96
2013 150 0 150
2014 170 7 163

Want to know about the populiarty of Fox? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,323 babies born with the name Fox in the United States. That's more than enough Foxs to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Fox" was in 2014 with a total of 163 babies.

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Fox" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of only 43 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Fox popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Fox in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Fox" mean? The list below shows the origins of Fox as well as things modernly associated with the name Fox such as celebrities named Fox.

English

Origin and Meaning of Fox

The name "Fox" is of English origin, and it means "Wild Animal in Dog Family". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

Your name in reverse order is "Xof". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Fxo". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Fox born Jan 12, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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