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Paxton meaning and name origin
Paxton \pax-ton\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Paxton), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Paxton is "Poecc's settlement". Place name that may also derive from the Latin "pax", meaning "peace", and the Old English "tun", meaning "settlement". Poecc was an Old English name whose meaning has been lost. Actors Paxton Whitehead, Bill Paxton.
Paxton has 4 variant forms: Packston, Paxon, Paxten and Paxtun.
For more information, see also related names Braxton and Buxton.
A baby name that sounds like Paxton is Baxter.
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Popularity of Paxton
Paxton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2467 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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