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What does Braxton mean?

Braxton /brax-ton/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Braxton is "Brock's town".

Transferred use of the surname and place name. Brock is an informal word for "badger". Use as a given name has probably been influenced by Brant and Branton, and similar-sounding names as Caxton and Paxton.

Variations

Braxton has 1 variant: Brexton.

Braxton has 7 more relations via Brant, Branton, Brock, Paxton: Brannton, Branten, Brantin, Brantt, Paxon, Paxten and Paxtun.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Beaton, Blagton, ..

(female) Braxia, Braxthea, ..

How popular is Braxton?

Braxton is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#2938 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

VIEW POPULARITY

Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Braxton for boys. Braxton reached its highest rank of #121 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braxton name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Braxton outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Braxton and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Braxton (#121 last year) are Brant (#1780 last year), Brock (#417) and Paxton (#260). Other variants, like Paxten, are seldom used. These forms of Braxton were favored by parents less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.3%) and have remained as popular to this day (adoption 0.3%, 0.1%). Brock has been the most prominent, although Paxton seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Braxton, Brant, Brock, Paxton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Braxton, Brock outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE BRAXTON

Recommended names are Barton, Blanton, Braddon, Bradon, Braedon, Brandon, Brannon, Branson, Branston, Braydon, Braylon, Brenton, Breton, Bretton, Brighton, Bristol, Bristow, Briton, Britton, Brockton, Brocton, Buxton, Claxton, Crayton, Daxton, Grayton and Saxton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Braxton.


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