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What does Caxton mean?

Caxton Pronunciation of Caxton as a boys' name is of Old Norse and Old English origin, and the meaning of Caxton is "lump settlement". Surname and place name. William Caxton (15th century) established the first printing press in England.

SEE ALSO Braxton, Buxton


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, norse, surname, england




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How popular is Caxton?

Caxton is a rare first name for males and an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

The only prominent varying form of Caxton (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Braxton (#130 IN 2018). Adoption of this relation of Caxton reached its most widespread in 2017 (USAGE OF 0.2%) and has remained as widespread to this day (USAGE 0.2%, DOWN 8.1%). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Barton, Cadon, Caidon, Cajetan, Camdon, Camron, Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Cardon, Carlton, Caron, Carson, Carston, Cason, Castor, Cato, Caydon, Cayto, Cheston, Claxton, Clayton, Colton, Cotton, Crayton, Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daxton, Dayton, Dexton, Easton, Eaton, Eatton, Faxon, Gaeton, Galton, Garton, Gaston, Halton, Jaxon, Jaxson, Lawton, Layton, Manton, Marton, Maxson, Parton, Paton, Patton, Paxon, Paxten, Paxton, Paxtun, Payton, Rexton, Salton, Saxon, Saxton, Sexton, Tanton, Tayton, Walton and Warton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caxton.

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