Gender: Male Meaning of Jaxson: "son of Jack" Origin of Jaxson: Variation of Jackson, English Jaxson's Popularity in 2019: #84

Jaxson Origin and Meaning

The name Jaxson is a boy's name meaning "son of Jack".

One of several phonetic spellings of Jackson moving up the charts, Jaxson entered the Top 100 in 2013 and has remained there since. It's also picking up steam in England and Wales.. Actor Eric Mabius used it as his son Rylan's middle name.

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Rank in US: #84

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ILoveBabyNames123 Says:



Starelli Says:


How has this made it to #82 in 2016?

Ziggy2112 Says:


This isn't phonetic. I would say jacks-son. Two S sounds.

paulapuddephatt Says:


I love both Jackson and Jaxon, but this spelling bothers me, and I can't believe how popular it's getting. You don't need the "s", because the "x" has it covered. To me, that is so obvious.

Haids1987 Says:


Yes, thank you! It's heartwarming to see that others are realizing this as well. I knew 2 Jaxsons when I was a preschool teacher and I simply did not understand it.

literatevegetarian Says:


I agree

Angelicaecb Says:


Idk, like Theodora_Phoenix put, the pronunciation does break down differently with the spelling. But unlike how this seems to bother some, it doesn't me since I see each spelling is a different name to me rather than a phonetics error. Although it's not a name I really like, Jaxson is not the same as Jackson or Jaxon to me. That 'redundant' xs combo adds extra emphasis to the S sound, so you should need to pronounce Jaks and Son as two words to be saying it right. It's not the same as Jaks on or Jack Son.

>>But for those who want to insist it's Jackson but with an X instead of CK, then yeah it's a spelling error- you named your kid one thing but spelled it incorrectly for the name you wanted. As if you went with Alix but meant Alex. Should of just chose Jackson.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Thank you! I completely agree with your comment.

Guest Says:


Redundant. Why can't people spell?

flora_kate Says:


This name reminds me of Alexsander, with the x and the s next to each other like that. Why not go with Jaxon if you want to be creative? It at least makes sense.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


This is not phonetic.
Jackson is pronounced Jack-son. X makes the CKS sound, so there shouldn't be another S or it's pronounced Jacks son.
It's not. Please pick X or cks.
Jackson= Jack son
Jaxon- Jacks on
Jaxson- Jaks son