Dax

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7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
400
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Dax mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Dax

"Dax" is a name of French origin, and it means "Leader". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Notable Persons Named Dax

Dax Shepard is an actor, comedian, writer, and director. He was most prominent from 1998 to present. Dax was given the name Dax Randall Shepard on January 2nd, 1975 in United States.

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Dax Riggs is a blues rock, indie rock, heavy metal music, and stoner rock musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar, Synthesizer, and Vocals. He was most active from 1990 to present. Dax was born on October 15th, 1973 in Evansville, Indiana, U.S.

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Dax McCarty is a soccer player for the New York Red Bulls, North Carolina Tar Heels, Ajax Orlando Prospects, FC Dallas, D.C. United, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, United States men's national under-23 soccer team, and United States men's national soccer team. Dax was born on April 30th, 1987 in Winter Park, Florida, United States.

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Dax Griffin is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Dax was given the name Dax S. Griffin on March 22nd, 1972 in Atlanta.

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Dax Norman is an artist. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Dax was born on October 5th, 1980.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dax

Danielle Dax is an experimental music musician. Danielle was born on September 23rd, 1958 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England.

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Micheline Dax was an actress. Micheline was given the name Micheline Josette Renée Etevenon on March 3rd, 1924 in Paris. She breathed her last breath on April 27th, 2014.

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Elsa Dax is an artist. Elsa was born on May 14th, 1972 in Paris, France.

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Jean Dax was an actor. His career lasted from 1909 to 1939. Jean was born on September 17th, 1879 in Paris. Jean is also known as Gontran Théodore Louis Henri Willar. He passed away on June 6th, 1962.

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Paul was born in 1503 in County of Tyrol. He breathed his last breath in 1561.

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How popular is the baby name Dax in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 10 0 10
1968 22 0 22
1969 20 0 20
1970 87 0 87
1971 120 0 120
1972 99 0 99
1973 127 0 127
1974 100 0 100
1975 115 0 115
1976 104 0 104
1977 115 0 115
1978 92 0 92
1979 61 0 61
1980 62 0 62
1981 45 0 45
1982 48 0 48
1983 38 0 38
1984 33 0 33
1985 33 0 33
1986 41 0 41
1987 32 0 32
1988 46 0 46
1989 32 0 32
1990 31 0 31
1991 42 0 42
1992 36 0 36
1993 35 0 35
1994 54 0 54
1995 52 0 52
1996 50 0 50
1997 74 0 74
1998 58 0 58
1999 86 0 86
2000 86 0 86
2001 81 0 81
2002 101 0 101
2003 97 0 97
2004 120 0 120
2005 152 0 152
2006 163 0 163
2007 212 0 212
2008 289 0 289
2009 284 0 284
2010 293 0 293
2011 322 0 322
2012 379 0 379
2013 382 0 382
2014 448 0 448
2015 524 6 518
2016 577 5 572
2017 661 0 661

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Popularity of Dax as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dax U.S.
  White 88.25% 64.26%
  African American 4.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dax

People with the last name Dax are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dax

  • What name lists does Dax rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Dax? Dax is the 3,061st most popular name of all time. As a last name Dax was the 51,941st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dax have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,171 babies born with the first name Dax in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dax to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dax? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Dax first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dax is Saturday, February 19th, 1944.
  • What year had the most people named Dax born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dax was in 2017 with a total of 661 babies.
  • Random Dax Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dax is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 22 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Dax: Your name in reverse order is Xad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Axd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dax? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 400 people with the last name Dax.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dax? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dax as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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