What does Dixon mean?
Dixon /dix-on/ [2 sylls.] 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.Kreatif forms: Dayxon, Dexon, Diton. [more]
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)
Dick is the only prominent variation form of Dixon (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name was at its most widespread during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.836%) and is now much less, with Dick becoming less stylish. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Dixon and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)