Dix is a modern name majorly used for boys which means 'tenth' in Latin. It is also considered one of the cool nicknames as well. It is also related to dirty slang so it must be used carefully. In the English origin, it is used for the classic name Richard which means a 'strong ruler' while in French it means 'ten'. It also means' strong, powerful, and efficient ruler'. Richard has been used as a surname by people following Christianity. Richard is the name from which Dix is derived. In Old Germanic origin, Richard is a combination of two expressions ric which means power and hard means hardy or strong or brave.