Braxton

Braxton - A very unique male name



  Jun 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Braxton, meaning Brock's settlement, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #904. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Braxton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Braxton? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Braxton. The baby boy name Braxton was given to 2,966 baby boys in 2012, ranking #126 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 553 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Braxton peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 126.



Famous with this name

Robert Braxton
Brenda Braxton
Traci Braxton


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Braxton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Braxton is currently topping the baby name charts in West Virginia at position #12 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #969.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Braxton is where you live.


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Braxton origin and meaning

Braxton is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means Brock's settlement. To see famous people named Braxton, pop culture references for the name Braxton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Braxton

We've found the following names that sound similar to Braxton, sorted by popularity.

Brighton / Braxten / Braxtyn / Bryston / Brigido / Brixton / Brockton / Broxton / Brexton / Bristol /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012126
2011153
2010171
2009175
2008204
2007216
2006224
2005252
2004221
2003301
2002330
2001342
2000337
1999328
1998323
1997331
1996391
1995432
1994443
1993563
1992676
1991666
1990730
1989819
1988809
1987855
1986955
1985953
19841264
19831341
19821429
19811603
19801732
19782051
19761974
19751686
19741399
19731802
19711657
19611617
19601585
19571375
19481295
19431048
19421529
19411147
19401242
19391201
19381110
1937954
19361230
19351309
19341155
19331071
19321038
19301507
19291496
19281151
19261138
19251210
19211247
19201229
19191146
19181259
19171600
19161107
19151149
1914904

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia12
Wyoming15
Mississippi39
Kentucky42
Arkansas42
Oklahoma43
Nebraska45
South Dakota52
Alabama54
Kansas55
Ohio58
Tennessee59
Indiana60
Iowa64
Louisiana67
North Dakota68
Montana74
Idaho79
Utah83
Missouri90
North Carolina99
Georgia116
Wisconsin116
South Carolina123
Michigan155
Virginia159
Hawaii169
Minnesota178
Texas178
Colorado184
Illinois187
Florida191
New Hampshire191
Oregon195
Pennsylvania198
Washington210
Maryland227
Arizona243
New Mexico269
Nevada309
Connecticut486
California501
New York641
Massachusetts652
New Jersey969

Even more about Braxton


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Braxton a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Braxton?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Braxton
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 553
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +2,966

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