Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. FAHKS  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of the animal. It was originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a crafty person.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesDe Vos, Vos(Dutch) Devos(Flemish) Fuchs, Fux, Voss, Voß(German)
Given Name DescendantFox(English)


Entry updated October 30, 2011