According to Nameberry, baby names with the letter X are trending for 2023
The new parents of 2023 are looking for names with the X factor! Beginning, middle or end, X is without doubt the coolest letter of the moment. Interestingly, the X baby names trending right now on Nameberry are drawn from a wide variety of styles and sources. Mythological heavyweights like Abraxas and Xerxes, pop culture picks like Bellatrix and Hendrix, quirky traditionals like Felix and Maxine… The one thing that unites them is that edgy letter X.
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Even the undisputed king and queen of unconventional baby names, Elon Musk and Grimes, can’t escape this trend! Their two children are X Æ A-Xii (known as X) and Exa Dark Sideræl.
Most parents won’t go quite that far in 2023, but expect to see more of X-tra names like Beaux and Calix, Huxley and Onyx.
The name Abraxas is boy's name of Persian, mythological origin.
The name Ajax is boy's name of Greek origin. Ajax was the strong and courageous Greek hero featured in Homer's "Iliad," known as Ajax the Great.
Variation of Beau, French"handsome."
The name Bellatrix is girl's name of Latin origin meaning "female warrior."
The name Bronx is boy's name.
The name Calix is boy's name of Greek, Latin origin meaning "chalice."
The name Dixie is girl's name of Latin origin meaning "I have spoken; tenth."
The name Eryx is boy's name of Greek origin. In Greek mythology, Eryx was the son of Poseidon and Aphrodite and a king in Sicily.
The name Felix is boy's name of Latin origin meaning "happy, fortunate."
The name Fox is both a boy's name and a girl's name. Fox was one of the fastest-rising boys' names of 2016, perhaps because of the popularity of the X-Files revival.
The name Hendrix is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "estate ruler."
The name Huxley is both a boy's name and a girl's name of English origin meaning "inhospitable place."
The name Jinx is both a boy's name and a girl's name. Jinx, a James Bond heroine name has an ominous meaning but kinetic energy.
The name Lexington is both a boy's name and a girl's name. Lexington is trending as a unisex name, used just about evenly for the genders. For Americans, it's got a patriotic feel, given the importance of Lexington, Massachusetts in the Revolutionary War.
The name Maxine is girl's name of Latin origin meaning "greatest."
The name Moxie is girl's name of English origin meaning "aggressive energy, know-how."
The name Nixie is girl's name of German origin meaning "water nymph."
The name Nyx is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "night."
The name Onyx is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "onyx."
The name Pax is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "peace."
The name Pixie is girl's name of Celtic, Swedish, Cornish origin meaning "fairy."
Variation of Rexanne, which is a combination of Rex and Anne.
The name Roux is both a boy's name and a girl's name of French origin meaning "russet."
The name Trixie is girl's name of Latin origin meaning "she who brings happiness."
The name Xenia is girl's name of Greek origin meaning "hospitable, welcoming."
The name Xerxes is boy's name of Persian origin meaning "hero among heroes."
The name Xia is girl's name of Chinese origin, meaning "hospitable, welcoming."
Feminine variation of Guiomar, Spanish, Portuguese "famous in battle."