The name Huxley is a boy's name of English origin meaning "inhospitable place". Huxley is ranked #790 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
Huxley is definitely rising as a surname name, with its X that makes almost any name cooler. It debuted in the US Top 1000 in 2015. The modern nicknames Hux and Huck certainly don't hurt.
Huxley honors writer Aldous, author of Brave New World, and other members of his distinguished family.