What does the baby name Jax mean? Learn about what Jax means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Jax - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Jax
J-A-X, is a 3-letter female given name.
Meaning of Jax
Son of jack.
Origin of Jax
The name 'Jax' is a modern English name that originated as a diminutive form of the name 'Jackson' or 'Jacqueline'. 'Jackson' is an English surname derived from the given name 'Jack', which is a medieval nickname for John. 'Jacqueline' is a feminine form of the French name 'Jacques', which is the equivalent of 'James' in English.
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Popularity of Jax
The name 'Jax' has gained popularity in recent years. While it may not be as widely popular as some traditional names, it has seen a notable increase in usage. Its popularity can be attributed to its simplicity and modern appeal.
Jax currently has 1 like, and is in the top 21% of liked girl's names. The name Abeke is slightly more popular than Jax.

Etymology of Jax

As a diminutive form of 'Jackson' or 'Jacqueline', the name 'Jax' does not have a specific etymology of its own. However, it can be understood as a shortened version of these names, carrying similar meanings and associations.

Cultural Significance of Jax

The name 'Jax' does not have significant cultural or historical significance. It is a relatively new name that has emerged in contemporary times.