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What does Roxbury mean?

Roxbury Pronunciation of Roxbury [rox-bury] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Roxbury is "rook's town or fortress".

Associated with: old english.


Roxbury has 1 variant: Roxburghe.

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Middle name pairings:
Roxbury Dhruv (R.D.), ..

How popular is Roxbury?

Roxbury is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#52289 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Roxbury has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aubury, Maybury, Newbury, Radburn, Raeburn, Rayburn, Robby, Robers, Robert, Rorry, Rory, Roxbert, Seabury and Sudbury. These names tend to be more frequently used than Roxbury.

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