Popularity:2189
Origin:British
Meaning:son of Jack
The British boy’s name Jaxen means “son of Jack,” and it’s the shortened form of Jackson. Jack was generally used as a pet form for the name John and vice versa, which means you mightn’t know that many of your favorite celebrities don’t actually go by their real name, including Jack Nicholson, who is a John, and even President John F. Kennedy was referred to as Jack. So if you always liked the sound of the name Jackson or Jack but wanted a creative twist, the modern variation Jaxen is a lovely choice for baby.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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