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:
  • Dexter

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The jazzy, ultra-cool Dexter, like most names with an "x," has a lot of energy and sex appeal. Over the years, it's been attached to a number of diverse real and fictional personalities—C. K.... Read More 

  • Dixie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    A saucy showgirl, wisecracking waitress kind of name, Dixie can also be considered a place name, although it won't be found on any map, being a generic term for the whole American South (coming... Read More 

  • Felix

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Felix, energetic and upbeat with a felicitous meaning, has finally transcended its negative associations to Felix The Cat and the persnickety Felix Unger.

    The name of four popes and... Read More 

  • Fox

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    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... Read More 

  • Hendrix

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Hendrix is one of those hip rock and roll names, like Lennon, Jagger and Presley, that have been used by fellow celebs and others, to honor the seminal guitarist/singer/songwriter Jimi. And this... Read More 

  • Huxley

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Huxley is definitely rising as a surname name, with its X that makes almost any name cooler. Huxley honors writer Aldous, author of Brave New World, and other members of his... Read More 

  • Jax

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Jax is the Dex-Jex-Pax type of x-ending cool -- possibly too cool -- variation of Jack or nickname for Jaxon or Jackson. Jax has shot up almost 100 places in the last two years.

    Jax was... Read More 

  • Jaxon

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Jaxon was at Number 46 for the second year in a row, proving the point that many parents--7,600+-- have decided to rev up the cool factor of Jackson and give it this streamlined spelling. (Though... Read More 

  • Knox

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Knox is an old Scottish surname that Brad Pitt (whose great-great-grandfather was named Hal Knox Hillhouse) and Angelina Jolie took out of the back cupboard, dusted off, and elevated to... Read More 

  • Lennox

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Lennox is an aristocratic and powerful Scottish surname name made truly special by that final x. The worldwide fame of British boxer--World and Olympic champion--Lennox Claudius Lewis brought the... Read More 

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