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Gender: M Origin of Fox: Animal name

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 interesting middle name.

It was reported that the TV character's first name was not a tribute to the Fox network which aired The X-Files, as often assumed; show creator Chris Carter said he had a childhood friend named Fox.

Famous People Named Fox

Fox Butterfield, American journalist and author
Fox Conner, American WWII major general
Fox Atticus Martindale, Canadian musician
Fox William Carter, son of Dan Carter & Honor Dillon
Fox India Owen (b. 2012), daughter of singer Mark Owen of Take That
Langley Fox Hemingway, daughter of Mariel Hemingway; great granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway
Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor
Megan Fox, American actress
Matthew Chandler Fox, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Fox

Reynard the Fox, medieval legend and hero/trickster
Fox William Mulder, character on TV's "The X-Files"
Fox, female character from the TV series "The 100"
Nicholas Foxworth "Fox" Crane, character on American soap "Passions"
Fox O'Dell, character in "Series of 7" by Nora Roberts
Fox McCloud, fox main character in video game series "Star Fox"
Fox, character in anime web series "RWBY"
Lucius Fox, character in the "Batman" series
"The Fox," song by Norwegian band Ylvis
"Mr. Fox," English fairy tale similar to "Bluebeard"
Fox is a term for a sexually attractive woman.
Fox, TV network
Fox News, conservative news channel

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