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Meaning and name origin

Dixon \dix-xon\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dixon is "son of Dick". Scottish surname transferred to first name. Author Dixon Wecter.


Dixon has 2 variant forms: Dickson and Dix.

For more information, see also the related boy name Dick.


Dixon is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#139 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dixon and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Dick. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dick in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dagon, Dajon, Dejon, Dilon, Dion, Dyson and Nixon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dixon.