Paxton

Paxton - A very unique female name



  Aug 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Paxton, meaning peace town, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1993 on position #3217. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Paxton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Paxton? 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 Paxton. The baby girl name Paxton was given to 11 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3886 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 128,477 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Paxton peaked in popularity 23 years ago in 1994 on position 1447.



Famous with this name

Bill Paxton
Millie Paxton
Marie Paxton


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Paxton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Paxton is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,411 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,546.

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 Paxton is where you live.


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Paxton origin and meaning

Paxton is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means peace town. To see famous people named Paxton, pop culture references for the name Paxton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Paxton

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

Peighton / Peightyn /

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
20123886
20113979
20104819
20093820
20044063
20033108
20024472
20013347
20003107
19992268
19984706
19972169
19962078
19952400
19941447
19933217

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3411
Texas3546

Even more about Paxton


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 Paxton 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Paxton?

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
1994
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Paxton
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 128,477
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1993
2012 births +11

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