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What does Sexton mean?

Sexton Pronunciation of Sexton [sex-ton] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Sexton is "church custodian". Occupational name. The sexton (or sacristan) is responsible for the upkeep of a church building.

Associated with: occupational.


Creative forms:
(male) Selton, Sexdon, ..

(female) Sexsun, Sextoni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sexton Dandre (S.D.), ..

How popular is Sexton?

Sexton is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#747 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Sexton has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Sexton is pronounced similarly to Saxton. Other suggested similar names are Belton, Benton, Berton, Brexton, Buxton, Caxton, Daxton, Delton, Deston, Dexton, Felton, Fenton, Jeston, Keaton, Keeton, Kelton, Kenton, Leyton, Merton, Newton, Paxton, Peyton, Renton, Rexton, Salton, Saxon, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Seldon, Sesto, Seton, Sextus, Shelton, Sixto, Sutton, Teyton, Welton and Weston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sexton.

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