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What does Dixon mean?

Dixon Pronunciation of Dixon [dixon] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dixon is "son of Dick". Scottish surname transferred to first name. Author Dixon Wecter.

Associated with: old english, scottish, surname.


Dixon has 2 variants: Dickson and Dix.

Related boy name: Dick.

Creative forms:
(male) Dixen, Dixton, ..

(female) Dixoni, Dixony, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dixon Stephon (D.S.), ..

How popular is Dixon?

Dixon is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#156 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dixon reached its apex rank of #1357 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Dick is the only other prominent variation form of Dixon ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Dixon was at its most widespread 9 decades ago (usage of 0.1%), but now, the version Dick has become less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dixon, Dick in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dixon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aimon, Biron, Dagon, Daimon, Dajon, Dalon, Damon, Danon, Daron, Davon, Daxton, Deion, Dejon, Delon, Deon, Deron, Devon, Dexton, Deyon, Dilan, Dillon, Dilon, Dimos, Dino, Dion, Diot, Don, Doron, Dylon, Dyson, Eilon, Einon, Eion, Faxon, Gidon, Gilon, Jaxon, Lidon, Lion, Liron, Miron, Nixon, Paxon, Rion, Saxon, Simon, Sion, Timon, Zinon, Zion and Zivon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dixon.

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