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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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 Love Dislike

    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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