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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maddox

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Maddox

Brad was born on May 4th, 1984 in Tega Cay, South Carolina, United States.


Lester Maddox was a Governor of Georgia and Lieutenant Governor of Georgia. He was most prominent from 1967 to 1971. Lester was born on September 30th, 1915 in Georgia, U.S. He died on June 25th, 2003.


Tommy Maddox is a football player for the Denver Broncos, History of the St. Louis Rams, New York Giants, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Gladiators, Los Angeles Xtreme, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Philadelphia Soul. His career lasted from 1992 to 2005. Tommy was born on September 2nd, 1971 in Shreveport, Louisiana.


Garry Maddox is a baseball player. Garry was born on September 1st, 1949 in Cincinnati.


John Maddox was a scientist. John was given the name John Royden Maddox on November 27th, 1925 in Penllergaer, Swansea, Wales, UK. He left this life on April 12th, 2009.


His military service ended in 1995. David was born on April 5th, 1938 in Chicago.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 6 0 6
1996 10 0 10
1997 16 0 16
1998 18 0 18
1999 19 7 12
2000 15 0 15
2001 33 8 25
2002 103 7 96
2003 400 22 378
2004 782 54 728
2005 1,277 71 1,206
2006 1,574 74 1,500
2007 1,692 64 1,628
2008 1,898 41 1,857
2009 2,164 62 2,102
2010 2,167 62 2,105
2011 2,278 61 2,217
2012 2,370 60 2,310
2013 2,495 81 2,414
2014 2,667 94 2,573
2015 2,872 90 2,782
2016 3,019 120 2,899
2017 3,119 102 3,017

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Popularity of Maddox as a first name

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Popularity of Maddox as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maddox U.S.
  White 69.75% 64.26%
  African American 25.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maddox

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

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Fun Facts about the name Maddox

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  • How Popular is the name Maddox? Maddox is the 1,353rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Maddox was the 959th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maddox have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,994 babies born with the first name Maddox in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maddox to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maddox? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Maddox first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maddox is Friday, April 16th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Maddox born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maddox was in 2017 with a total of 3,017 babies. That's a lot of babies named Maddox!
  • Random Maddox Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maddox ranks 91st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 45 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Maddox: Your name in reverse order is Xoddam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Admoxd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maddox? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 36,250 people with the last name Maddox.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maddox? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 12 of them will have Maddox as their last name.

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