Etymology & Historical Origin of the Baby Name Jaxon

Jaxon is an American mutation of the English surname Jackson. Given the current rise in popularity of Jackson as a given name, Americans have reinvented the name with new and made-up spelling variations. Jaxon, Jaxen and Jaxson are examples of this trend. Not only that, but some Americans are replacing the perennial favorite nickname Jack with Jax.

All About the Baby Name – Jaxon

Personality

OF THE BOY NAME JAXON

The number one personality is a leader - strong and competitive. They are willing to initiate action and take risks. One personalities work hard toward their endeavors and have the ability to apply their creative and innovative thinking skills with strong determination. They believe in their ability to succeed and are too stubborn to be hindered by obstacles. Ones meet obstacles head-on with such mental vigor and energy that you better step aside. They resent taking orders, so don't try telling them what to do either. This is an intensely active personality, but they are also known as starters rather than finishers. They have a propensity to become bored and will move quickly to the next project if not properly challenged.  They are the ones to think up and put into action new and brilliant ideas, but they are not the ones to stick around and manage them. This personality has an enthusiastic and pioneering spirit. They are distinctly original.

Popularity

OF THE BOY NAME JAXON

Jaxon first appeared on the U.S. popularity charts in 1997 right around the time that Jackson was making big strides on the charts toward the Top 100 list of most commonly used boy names. American parents are notorious (more so than any other English speaking nation) for recreating names via phonetically respellings and creative new renderings of traditional names. It their attempt to make the name more unique once it becomes too popular or overused. This trend appears to be more common in middle America as opposed to the coastal states. For instance, Jaxon is most popular in the states of North Dakota, Oklahoma, Utah and South Dakota. Adding the “x” to Jaxon gives it a cute quality, less refined than the conventional Jackson. One thing to consider though: your child will go through life having to reconfirm the spelling of his name.

Quick Facts

ON JAXON

GENDER:

Boy

ORIGIN:

American

NUMBER OF SYLLABLES:

2

RANKING POPULARITY:

46

PRONUNCIATION:

JAX-en

SIMPLE MEANING:

Son of Jack

Characteristics

OF JAXON

Independent

Individualistic

Ambitious

Strong-willed

Inventive

Successful

Cultural References to the Baby Name – Jaxon

Literary Characters

OF THE BABY NAME JAXON

We cannot find any significant literary characters by the name of Jaxon

Popular Songs

ON JAXON

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Famous People

NAMED JAXON

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Children of Famous People

NAMED JAXON

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Historic Figures

WITH THE NAME JAXON

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