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Gender: M Origin of Fox: Animal name

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Fox is one animal name backed by a longish tradition, and then popularized via the lead character Fox Mulder on X Files. Fox is simple, sleek, and a little bit wild, and could make an interesting middle name.

It was reported that the TV character's first name was not a tribute to the Fox network which aired The X-Files, as often assumed; show creator Chris Carter said he had a childhood friend named Fox.

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Famous People Named Fox

Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor
Megan Fox, American actress
Foxx Alexzander Mulphy, backup vocals for Downtown Patrol
Fox Atticus Martindale, musician
Matthew Chandler Fox, American actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Fox

Fox Mulder (David Duchovny, "The X-Files")
Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman, "Batman")
Fox O'Dell ("Series of 7," by Nora Roberts)
Fox Network
Fox McCloud, main character of the video game series "Star Fox"
"The Fox" song by Norwegian band Ylvis
"Mr. Fox," an English fairy tale similar to "Bluebeard"

The word "foxy" means sexy. A "fox" is usually a sexy woman.

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