Huxley - boys name

Huxley name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Huxley name meaning:

The name Huxley is of English origin and is derived from the surname Hucksley, which was derived from a place name. The meaning of Huxley is not explicitly defined, but it is believed to have originated from the Old English personal name Hucca, which means "mind" or "spirit." The addition of the suffix -ley indicates a meadow or clearing, suggesting that Huxley may also have connotations of tranquility or peacefulness.

Huxley is also famously associated with the English writer Aldous Huxley, known for his dystopian novel "Brave New World." The name Huxley has gained popularity as a given name in recent years, and its use as a first name, particularly for boys, has become more common. Parents who choose the name Huxley may be drawn to its unique and modern sound, as well as its association with literary and intellectual pursuits.

Overall, the name Huxley carries connotations of intelligence, creativity, and a peaceful nature, making it an appealing choice for parents seeking a distinctive and meaningful name for their son.

Origin: English

From Hugh's meadow.

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Overall UK ranking: 313 out of 4789

149 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Huxley

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