Huxley: baby boy name meaning and popularity


An English surname of unknown origin, although the "-ley" is likely a reference to a clearing or meadow. Sounds about right, since your little Huxley will be drawn to anyplace he can possibly get muddy.


Hux, Huck.

Famous people named Huxley:

Author Aldous Huxley; biologist Thomas Huxley; Nobel Prize winner Andrew Huxley; co-founder of the World Wildlife Fund, Julian Huxley.

Fun fact:

Only eight boys were given this name in 2006, but just ten years later it was given to 257 boys - a testament to its steadily rising popularity.

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