Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. JAKS
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Short form of Jackson. It appeared in the video game Mortal Kombat II in 1993. It first registered as a given name in the United States in 1995 (when it was used only five times) but steadily grew in popularity for two decades, probably inspired by similar names like Max and Dax and helped by a character of this name on the American television series Sons of Anarchy (2008-2014).

Related Names

VariantJaxx

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Entry updated January 21, 2022