Dax - boys name

Dax name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Dax name meaning:

The name Dax has several possible origins and meanings. One of the most common interpretations is that it is derived from the French town of Dax. Dax is known for its hot springs and has a rich historical background, making it possible that the name Dax carries connotations of strength, resilience, and vitality.

Another possible origin is from the Hebrew language, where Dax could be a variation of the name David, which means "beloved" or "friend." This interpretation suggests that individuals named Dax may possess qualities of being loyal, compassionate, and considerate.

Lastly, Dax can also be seen as a modern, invented name that does not have a specific meaning. In this case, the name's significance would be subjective and open to personal interpretation. It may carry a sense of uniqueness and originality, reflecting the parents' desire to give their child a distinctive name.

Origin: English


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Overall UK ranking: 907 out of 4789

33 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Dax

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