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Popularity
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jax

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Son of Jack
  • #2558 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 5 0 5
1996 22 0 22
1997 59 0 59
1998 74 0 74
1999 89 0 89
2000 73 0 73
2001 84 0 84
2002 90 0 90
2003 116 0 116
2004 162 0 162
2005 174 0 174
2006 183 0 183
2007 262 0 262
2008 343 0 343
2009 679 6 673
2010 890 11 879
2011 999 10 989
2012 1,128 9 1,119
2013 1,686 9 1,677
2014 1,847 11 1,836

Want to know about the populiarty of Jax? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,965 babies born with the name Jax in the United States. That's more than enough Jaxes to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jax" was in 2014 with a total of 1,836 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jaxes)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jax" ranks #60 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 13 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 1,686 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Jax popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Jax

The name "Jax" is of American origin, and it means "Son of Jack". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Xaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jax". 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 Jax born Aug 25, 1992

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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