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Gender: Male Origin of Bix: Modern nickname

The name Bix is a boy's name . Bix and is often added to lists like Short Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "CAF...In Space! Part 1".

From the experts:

Bix is a cool and jazzy nickname name, thanks to that final x. It's largely associated with the legendary and influential cornet player (and inspiration for the novel Young Man With a Horn), Bix Beiderbecke. He was born Leon Bismark Beiderbecke and his nickname derived from his middle name.

Bix could easily fit in with cousins Jax, Dax, etc.

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Famous People Named Bix

Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke, American jazz cornetist

Pop Culture References for the name Bix

Bix Barton, character in British comic anthology 2000 AD
Bix, a website owned by Yahoo that's known for its competitions


maibritt Says:


Would make a really cool nickname for Bendix, a form of Benedict.

EW314 Says:


This would be cute as a nickname, perhaps for Benedict or even Benjamin or Sebastian. I know it's a stretch, but lots of nicknames are and this would be a fun alternative to Ben or Bas.