[ 2 syll. mad-dox, ma-dd-ox ] The baby boy name Maddox is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as MAA-DaaS †. Maddox is an English and Welsh name of Welsh origin. The first name is derived from a Welsh surname meaning 'son of Madoc'. It was made famous when the actress Angelina Jolie named her adopted son Maddox (2002-). See Maddox for more information.
Maddox is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s; before that, it was of infrequent use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 2017 with 0.154% of baby boys being given the name Maddox. It ranked at #136 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.145% and its ranking #140, and it was the most popular among all boy names in its group. In 2018, 13 times more boys were named Maddox than the subsequent ranked name, Maddux. Maddox has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Maddox include Maddocks, Maddex, Maddock, Maddux, Madeg, Madoc, Madock, Madocks, Madog, Maedoc, Maidoc, Mandek, Matas, Matek, Mateus, Matha, Mathäus, Mathews, Mathies, and Mathijs.
† Pronunciation for Maddox: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"