in the U.S.
since 1880


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

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

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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 Jaxs 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 Jaxs)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jax" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 8 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 1,847 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 midwest? 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.


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 joy, that you always bring.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

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 Feb 22, 1922

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 Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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