What does Dixon mean?
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.
Related boy name: Dick.Creative forms:
(male) Dixen, Dixton, ..
(female) Dixonna, Dixony, .. Middle name pairings:
Dixon Donnie (D.D.), ..
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)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Dixon for boys. 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)
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.
Similar NamesSuggested 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.See names in meaning and etymology.