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What does Nixon mean?

Nixon Pronunciation of Nixon as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Nixon is "son of Nicholas". A contraction of "Nicholas's son" or "Nick's son". Made famous by American President Nixon.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ni-, old english, famous


OTHER FORMS VIA NICHOLAS, NICK Nic, Nicco, Nichol, Nick, Nickson, Nicky, Nico, Nicol, Nicola, Nicoli, Nicoll, Nicolo, Niels, Nik, Niki, Nikki, Nikko, Nikky, Niklos, Niko, Nikos, Nilos, Nils

(male) Nicon, ..

(female) Nixnai, ..

Nixon Colston (N.C.), ..

How popular is Nixon?

Nixon is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#877 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Nixon was first listed in 2006 and reached its top position of #512 in the U.S. in 2015. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Nixon (#512 IN 2015) are Nicholas (#62), Nico (#464), Niko (#636), Nick (#1206), Nikko (#1207), Nils, Niels, Nicky, Nicola and Nikki. Adoption of these relations of Nixon was at its highest 2 decades ago (MEDIAN #1410) and has become much less since (#1280, 73% LESS USAGE). Nicholas is more widely used than the rest, although Nico appears to be getting popular too, while versions such as Nick have become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nixon, Nicholas, Nick, Nicky, Nico in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nicola, Niels, Nikki, Nikko, Niko, Nils in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicholas, Nils outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aimon, Biron, Dilon, Dion, Dixon, Eilon, Einon, Eion, Faxon, Gidon, Gilon, Jaxon, Lidon, Lion, Liron, Miron, Navon, Nevon, Nicos, Nilson, Nisan, Niven, Paxon, Rion, Saxon, Simon, Sion, Timon, Zinon, Zion and Zivon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nixon.

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