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Gender: Male Origin of Sax: Diminutive of Saxon

The name Sax is a boy's name of Saxon origin. Sax and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #13 (Family of musicians)".

From the experts:

Rhythmic and sensual -- maybe too sensual, in terms of playground teasing. Sax Rohmer was the nom de plume of the prolific English novelist who created Dr.Fu Manchu.

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Famous People Named Sax

Oett M. "Sax" Mallard, American jazz saxophonist and bandleader
Sax Rohmer, pen name of Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward, English novelist
Lincoln "Sax" Thompson, Jamaican reggae singer
Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax, Belgian inventor of the saxophone

Pop Culture References for the name Sax



katinka Says:


Cool, punchy name with a laid-back, jazzy vibe. But yes, sounds like sex.

That Creepy Stalker Named Tess Says:


Me as well. If you are considering naming your kid this, you might want to consider home-schooling.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I think this name sounds really cool, but I can definitely see the teasing potential.