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Caxton meaning and name origin
Caxton \cax-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old Norse and Old English origin, and the meaning of Caxton is "lump settlement". Surname and place name. William Caxton (15th century) established the first printing press in England.
For more information, see also related names Braxton and Buxton.
Similar baby names are Claxton, Daxton, Paxton and Saxton.
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Popularity of Caxton
Caxton is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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