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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Hendrix mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Hendrix

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  • According to a user from Tennessee, United States, the name Hendrix means "Gift Of God".
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  1. United States guitarist whose innovative style with electric guitars influenced the development of rock music (1942-1970)

A less common spelling of Hendricks, from Hendrick + the patronymic suffix -s.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Hendrix

Jimboy Martin is a dance, rapping, dancer, and rapper. He was most prominent from 2015 to present. Jimboy was given the name Hendrix Jim Balasoto Martin on October 12th, 1997 in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya. Jimboy is also known as Jim and Jimboy.


Hendrix Pamungkas is an athlete for the Persibas Banyumas.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix was a psychedelic rock, hard rock, blues, and rhythm musician. He plays Fender Stratocaster and Gibson Flying V. He holds the title Bold as Love", The Star-Spangled Banner", and Machine Gun". He was most active from 1963 to 1970. Jimi was given the name Johnny Allen Hendrix on November 27th, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, U.S. He breathed his last breath on September 18th, 1970.


Elaine Hendrix is an actress, singer, dancer, model, activist, producer, actor, singing, dance, activism, and film producer. She has had major accomplishments since 1992. Elaine was given the name Katherine Elaine Hendrix on December 28th, 1970 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.


Taeler was born on June 7th, 1989 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Taeler is also known as Conrad and Taeler.


Wanda Hendrix was an actress. Her career lasted from 1945 to 1945. Wanda was given the name Dixie Wanda Hendrix on November 3rd, 1928 in Jacksonville, Florida, U.S. She passed away on February 1st, 1981.


Leslie Hendrix is an actress. Her career lasted from 1992 to 1992. Leslie was born on June 5th, 1960 in San Francisco, California, U.S.


Jorrit Hendrix is a soccer player for the PSV Eindhoven, Jong PSV, and Netherlands national under-17 football team. Jorrit was born on February 6th, 1995 in Panningen.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 0 5
1916 8 0 8
1920 5 0 5
1923 5 0 5
1925 6 0 6
1977 5 0 5
1978 9 0 9
1979 5 0 5
1980 6 0 6
1982 5 0 5
1994 14 0 14
1996 5 0 5
1997 8 0 8
1999 8 0 8
2000 13 0 13
2001 10 0 10
2002 14 0 14
2003 15 0 15
2004 23 0 23
2005 41 5 36
2006 50 6 44
2007 106 10 96
2008 92 0 92
2009 178 10 168
2010 192 7 185
2011 217 14 203
2012 277 16 261
2013 334 24 310
2014 529 28 501
2015 736 43 693
2016 854 63 791
2017 1,037 77 960
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International Interest for Hendrix

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Popularity of Hendrix as a first name

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Popularity of Hendrix as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hendrix U.S.
  White 77.99% 64.26%
  African American 16.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hendrix

People with the last name Hendrix are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hendrix

  • What name lists does Hendrix rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Hendrix? Hendrix is the 3,887th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hendrix was the 991st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hendrix have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,812 babies born with the first name Hendrix in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hendrix to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hendrix? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hendrix first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hendrix is Monday, January 19th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Hendrix born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hendrix was in 2017 with a total of 960 babies.
  • Random Hendrix Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hendrix is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 25 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Hendrix: Your name in reverse order is Xirdneh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hxrnedi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hendrix? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 35,194 people with the last name Hendrix.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hendrix? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 12 of them will have Hendrix as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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