Industrial Designer and Technologist Elon Musk and Claires Elise Boucher or officially known as Grimes gave birth to their son this week. Elon Musk named his son ‘X Æ A-12’ yesterday.
When the entire internet world was struggling to understand what this name meant, Elon Musk appeared on a podcast show and confirmed the name’s pronunciation. The pronunciation is pretty straightforward apparently.
Musk said that the name is pronounced “X Ash A Twelve.” Musk said that Grimes came up with the name. He gave a brief description of what the name meant. He said, “I mean it’s just X, the letter X, and the ‘Æ’ is pronounced, ‘Ash,’ and then, A-12 is my contribution which stands for Archangel 12, the precursor to the SR-71, coolest plane ever.”
Grimes had tweeted a detailed explanation of why this name was chosen.
Here is the tweet with full explanation of ‘X Ash A Twelve’