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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010



How popular is the baby 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 1,130 9 1,121
2013 1,686 9 1,677
2014 1,854 11 1,843
2015 1,887 38 1,849

Fun Facts about the name Jax

  • How many people with the first name Jax have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,861 babies born with the first name Jax in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jax to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jax? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jax first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jax is Thursday, May 29th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Jax born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jax was in 2015 with a total of 1,849 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jax!
  • Random Jax Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jax ranks 100th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 22 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Jax: Your name in reverse order is Xaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ajx. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jax? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 354 people with the last name Jax.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jax? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jax as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Jax as a first name

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Popularity of Jax as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jax U.S.
  White 83.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jax

People with the last name Jax are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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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.

  1. A male given name

Other Inspirations for the Name Jax

Jax Build
Jax Counter
Jax Jungle
Jax Teller
Jax Airport
Jax Jungle S5
Jax Mice
Jax News
Jax Rs
Jax Taylor

What does the name Jax mean?

Jis for joyful, the spirit you spread.

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Xis for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

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