While X AE A-Xii's name is certainly still an unconventional one, Grimes recently told Bloomberg that she refers to her baby boy as "Little X" for short.
The new mom previously gave fans some insight into what their son’s unique name meant, explaining on Twitter that X represents “the unknown variable” and "Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence).”
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She went on to share that part of the name is a nod to the CIA's Lockheed A-12 reconnaissance plane, which has “no weapons, no defenses, just speed. Great in battle, but non-violent.” The "A" in the name also represents "Archangel" — which she said is her "favorite song" — while the number "12" stood for the Chinese zodiac sign of the rat.
She also broke down the pronunciation of the name, telling one Instagram user earlier this year: “It’s just X, like the letter X. Then A.I."
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