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Caxton

What does Caxton mean?

Caxton Pronunciation of Caxton [cax-ton] as a boys' 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.

Affiliated boy names: Braxton and Buxton.

Associated with: old english, norse, surname, england.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Carton, Caton, ..

(female) Caxcon, Caxcor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caxton Kolton (C.K.), ..

How popular is Caxton?

Caxton is a rare first name for males and an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Caxton (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Braxton (#122 in 2015). Adoption of this relation of Caxton reached its most widespread in 2014 (usage of 0.2%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.2%, down 1.1%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barton, Cadon, Caidon, Cajetan, Camdon, Camron, Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Cardon, Carlton, Caron, Carson, Carston, Cason, Castor, Cato, Caydon, Cayto, Cheston, Claxton, Clayton, Colton, Cotton, Crayton, Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daxton, Dayton, Dexton, Easton, Eaton, Eatton, Faxon, Gaeton, Galton, Garton, Gaston, Halton, Jaxon, Jaxson, Lawton, Layton, Manton, Marton, Maxson, Parton, Paton, Patton, Paxon, Paxten, Paxton, Paxtun, Payton, Rexton, Salton, Saxon, Saxton, Sexton, Tanton, Tayton, Walton and Warton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caxton.

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