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Maddux is a modern Welsh baby boy’s name that means “son of Maddoc”. Maddux was originally a surname that became popular alongside alternate spelling Maddox in the early 2000s. Maddox became popular due in part to famous actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s giving the name to their son in 2001.

Meaning of the name Maddux:

Welsh: son of Maddoc

Origin of the name Maddux:

Maddux is a modern baby boy’s name of Welsh origin. Maddux means “son of Maddoc” and is a variant spelling of the name Maddox.

Symbolism of the name Maddux:

Maddux means “son of Maddoc”. Maddoc is a Welsh name that means “beneficent”. The name was given to individuals who were known to be helpful, good-natured, and dependable.

Baby name Maddux

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Gender of the name Maddux:

Maddux is a boy's name.

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Emotion evoked from the name Maddux:

Maddux evokes feelings of hard work and strength.

Alternative spellings for the name Maddux:

Maddox, Maddyx

Nicknames for the name Maddux:

  • Mad
  • Maddy
  • Maddon
  • Dux
  • Duxie

Popularity of the name Maddux:

According to the Social Security Administration, Maddux is a popular baby boy’s name. Maddux was in the top 1000 baby names from 2009 and 2018. It peaked at #944 in 2018.

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Famous people with the name Maddux:

  • Greg Maddux (American baseball pitcher)
  • Mike Maddux (American baseball pitcher)
  • Roger Maddux (American professor and mathematician)
  • Stu Maddux (American writer and cinematographer)
  • Don Maddux (American politician)

Maddux in popular culture:

  • Benjay Maddux (video games, “Echoes”)
  • Mrs. Maddux (television, “Adventures in Odyssey”)
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