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Jax Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Jax?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Jax, ranked the 214th Most Popular Boys Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Jax has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #208 in 2014.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2015 with 1,861 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Jax was less than 5, most recently in 1994.

Approximately during the years 1994-1999, and 2000-2014 the name Jax took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

Jax's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. however, the number of children named Jax lately has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Jax?

Currently, the name is at or near its highest point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Jax is favored by many parents and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Jax (Girl)Jax (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 13 8,277 1,751 214
2017 12 8,983 1,711 222
2016 21 6,049 1,809 215
2015 38 3,937 1,861 215
2014 11 9,792 1,848 208
2013 9 11,378 1,680 223
2012 9 11,653 1,122 305
2011 10 10,699 989 321
2010 11 10,055 879 348
2009 6 16,051 675 426
2008 < 5 -- 343 692
2007 < 5 -- 262 813
2006 < 5 -- 183 1,005
2005 < 5 -- 174 991
2004 < 5 -- 162 1,014
2003 < 5 -- 117 1,239
2002 < 5 -- 90 1,438
2001 < 5 -- 84 1,467
2000 < 5 -- 73 1,616
1999 < 5 -- 89 1,347
1998 < 5 -- 74 1,493
1997 < 5 -- 59 1,680
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.