Greek mythology name

Ajax Origin and Meaning

The name Ajax is a boy's name of Greek origin.

Ajax was the strong and courageous Greek hero featured in Homer's "Iliad," known as Ajax the Great. But it's also the name of a foaming cleanser, and if you find that reference too strong, you might try the shortened Jax instead.

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Ajax in Pop Culture

  • AjaxGreek commander in Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida"
  • Ajax the LesserGreek mythological hero
  • Ajaxbrand of cleaning products
  • Ajaxvillain from Deadpool
  • Ajaxmember of the gang The Warriors in the movie 'The Warriors"
  • Ajaxthe soccerclub of Amsterdam
  • Ajax Penumbracharacter in the book "Mr. Penumbra's 24,hour Bookstore" by Robin Sloan