Meaning:
Strong Eagle
He Cries for the Earth
Supplanter
God is Gracious

Origin:
English

Powerful, Bold, Empathique

The Terracotta Eagle

Jax is a diminutive of a number of other names.

it can be short for Ajax, a name from Greek mythology, meaning ‘Strong eagle’ or ‘He Cries for the Earth’.

Jax is also an anglicization of Jacques, meaning ‘Supplanter’.

Thirdly, it is a diminutive of Jackson/Jaxon (Son of Jack) – Jack being a colloquial nickname for John, meaning ‘God is Gracious’.

Jax is a short, sharp and modern name that can easily be used for boys or girls. It ends in ‘X’ and has only one syllable, both of which are big pluses with naming trends at the moment.