What does Baxter mean?
Baxter [bax-ter] as a boys' name is pronounced BAK-ster. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Baxter is "baker". Occupational name and transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages.
Affiliated boy name: Brewster.Creative forms:
(male) Banter, Baxner, ..
(female) Baxbel, Baxber, .. Middle name pairings:
Baxter Maximus (B.M.), ..
How popular is Baxter?
Baxter is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#647 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Baxter reached its apex position of #656 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
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