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Updated January 29, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : God has been gracious

What does Jax mean and stand for?

The name Jax is a modern invented name that means "God is gracious". It is a short form of Jackson and was first registered as a given name in 1995, where it was used only 5 times that year.

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How Popular Is The Name Jax

Family name origins & meanings

  • Variant spelling of English Jacks or possibly of English and French Jacques.

Famous people who gave their babies this name

What Does the Name Jax Mean?

The name Jax is a modern invented name that is thought to mean "God is gracious." Names ending in x have gained quite the popularity over the last decade.

How Popular is the Name Jax?

Jax is the number 243 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. Since appearing on the charts in 2005, Jax has climbed the ranks at a consistent pace.

However, it is the 3rd most popular name on

Popularity of the Name Jax in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Jax was at its peak popularity in September 2017.

Jax was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Florida
  2. Colorado
  3. Wyoming
  4. Georgia
  5. Michigan

Famous People Named Jax and Jax in Pop Culture

A recently invented name, Jax is mainly used as a nickname amongst famous people. However, it has become a popular choice for celebrity children, having been chosen by actress Garcelle Beauvais and Mike Nilon, actor Tom Arnold, and singer Florian Fischer and Sarah Connor. Pop culture also still uses Jax as a nickname more often than a given name, but there is a character named Jax in DC Comics.

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