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Buxton meaning and name origin
Buxton \bux-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Buxton is "bowing stones". Transferred use of the surname and place name noted for its thermal springs. Use as a given name may have been influenced by the popularity of names such as Buck and Bud, and similar sounding surnames such as Caxton and Paxton.
Baby names that sound like Buxton are Baxter, Paxtun and Paxten. Other similar baby names are Boston, Braxton, Brexton, Daxton, Dexton, Rexton, Saxton and Sexton.
Popularity of Buxton
Buxton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4699 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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