X Factor Baby Names

The letter X seems to all by itself create cool baby names. Some of the best baby names with the X factor:
  • Alexa

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alexa -- the simple and most feminine form of the Alexandra-Alexis group -- has retained its staying power. It entered the popularity list in 1973, and had been in the Top 50 for the last five... Read More 

  • Alexander

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Alexander has been in the Top 25 since 1991, and is still at a high Number 8. The noble Alexander has led to the popularity of so many spinoffs, such as Alex, Zander, Xan and Zan -- not to mention... Read More 

  • Alexandria

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alexandria turns Alexandra into a more distinctive place-name, in both Egypt and Virginia. It has now been widely accepted and ranks at Number 211.Read More 

  • Alexei

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Alexei could well join the legion of Alex names popular in the US. There are countless opportunities to exoticize Alexander, and Alexei is one of the most straightforward. Other variations are:... Read More 

  • Alexis

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alexis, a one-time exclusively-boys' name, has surpassed sister Alexandra in popularity -- it's now at Number 64 (down from 46), still with more than four thousand baby girls named Alexis last... Read More 

  • Axel

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Axel is the perfect heavy metal rock name, thanks to Guns N' Roses' Axl Rose (born William). Axel is a popular Scandinavian form of the Biblical Absalom, who was a son of King David, and is the... Read More 

  • Beatrix

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Beatrix, has a solid history of its own apart from Beatrice, with that final x adding a playful, animated note to the name's imposing history. It has been largely associated with Beatrix (born... Read More 

  • Bellatrix

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    J.K. Rowling is a modern master of naming, but this appellation of one of the stars of Orion, used for the evil character played by Helena Bonham Carter, is not one you'd want to use for your child.Read More 

  • Bronx

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Rockers Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz put a new baby name on the map when they chose this downscale New York borough name for their son. The Bronx, the place, was named for early Dutch settler... Read More 

  • Dax

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The appealingly energetic Dax, with its trendy X-ending, has been on the popularity list for the past seven years. Its somewhat sci-fi vibe emanates from his appearance as a fictional being in... Read More 

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