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Gender: Male Meaning of Huxley: "inhospitable place" Origin of Huxley: English Huxley's Popularity in 2017: #790

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.

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Famous People Named Huxley

Aldous Huxley, author of "Brave New World"
Thomas Huxley, renowned Biologist
Andrew Huxley, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Pop Culture References for the name Huxley

"Huxley Pig," animated '90s children's TV series from the UK
Lenina Huxley, female character from movie "Demolition Man"
Huxley, an alien in "The Battle for WondLa" by Tony DiTerlizzi

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