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Gender: Male Origin of Jax: Modern invented name Jax's Popularity in 2017: #222

The name Jax is a boy's name . Jax is ranked #222 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Jax is the Dex-Jex-Pax type of x-ending cool -- possibly too cool -- variation of Jack or nickname for Jaxon or Jackson.

Jax was a soap opera character name way back when; most recently he's been seen as Jackson "Jax" Teller, the central character on Sons of Anarchy, the national president of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club.

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Famous People Named Jax

Jax Jones (born Timucin Fabian Kwong Wah Aluo), British musician
Jackson "Jax" Dane, American pro wrestler
Jaclyn "Jax" Cole Miskanic, American female pop singer ("American Idol")
Jax Joseph Nilon (b. 2007), son of actress Garcelle Beauvais and Mike Nilon; twin brother Jaid Thomas
Jax Copeland Arnold (b. 2013), son of actor Tom Arnold
Jax Commons, son of Scottish footballer Kris Commons
Jax Cameron Reilly (b. 2016), son of Australian rules footballer Brent Reilly
Jax Llewyn Fischer (b. 2017), son of singer Florian Fischer and Sarah Connor
Maverick Jax Ericson (b. 2016), son of TV personality Briana Renee of "Little Women: LA"

Pop Culture References for the name Jax

Jackson Nathaniel "Jax" Teller, main character on TV's 'Sons of Anarchy'
Jackson "Jax" Briggs, character in video game series "Mortal Kombat"
Jackson "Jax" Gardner, character in film Backstage
Jefferson "Jax" Jackson aka Firestorm, character on TV's "The Flash" and "Legends of Tomorrow"
Jax-Ur, character in DC Comics
Jacob "Jax" Marosco, main character in Jax and the Hellhounds comics series
Jax mi Kat, Giant in Jill Williamson's Blood of Kings trilogy
Jax, character in book "Mephisto Kiss" by Trinity Faegen
Jax or Iax, a mythological figure said to have stolen the moon in Patrick Rothfuss's The Kingkiller Chronicles
Basement Jaxx, English music duo
Jax Brewery building, New Orleans, Louisiana landmark