Paxton Name Meaning & Origin

Paxton

Pronunciation: PAKS-tən (key)

Related Names:

Pax

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Nicknames for Paxton

Pax, Paxy, Packie

Meanings and history of the name Paxton

English surname derived from the names of several locations in Britain. Of Old English origin, and the meaning of Paxton is "Poecc's settlement". Poecc was an Old English name whose meaning has been lost.

May also be derived from the Latin pax, meaning "peace" + ton meaning "town."

Famous real-life people named Paxton

William McGregor Paxton, American artist.
Bill Paxton, American actor.
Tom Paxton, American folk singer-songwriter.
Paxton Whitehead, British actor.
Sir Joseph Paxton, English gardener and architect.
Paxton Liotta, American personality
Bill Paxton, American Actor
James Paxton, NY Yankees MLB

Paxton in song, story & screen

Paxton Quigley in the movie "Three In The Attic"
Paxton the diesel engine in "Thomas the Tank Engine" cartoon series

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