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What does Thaxter mean?

Thaxter Pronunciation of Thaxter [thax-ter] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Thaxter means "roof thatcher". Thaxter is an alternate form of Thatcher (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english.


2 relations via Thatcher: Thacher and Thatch.

Creative forms:
(male) Thaxer, Thaxto, ..

(female) Thaxie, Thaxtrea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thaxter Klayton (T.K.), ..

How popular is Thaxter?

Thaxter is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#74164 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Thaxter (outside Top 2000) is Thatcher (#902 in recent rankings). This relation of Thaxter was favored as a birth name less than a decade ago (#862) and has remained as common to this day. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thatcher in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thaxter and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alaster, Baxter, Carter, Caster, Chalmer, Chester, Dexter, Shafeer, Shakeer, Shameer, Slater, Taber, Taheer, Tailer, Tanier, Tanner, Tate, Tayber, Tayler, Tayte, Tayten, Thaine, Thandey, Thane, Thaniel, Thayer, Thayne, Traver, Valter and Walter. These names tend to be more frequently used than Thaxter.

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