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Gender: M Meaning of Baxter: "baker" Origin of Baxter: English occupational name

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An x makes any name cooler, so that Baxter has a bit more pizzazz than the original Baker. Baxter had some currency as a first name a century ago--it was on the popularity lists sporadically from 1880 till the 1920s, peaking at Number 515 in 1886-- which means it's just about due for a comeback. And we can see Bax as a worthy follow-up to Max and Jax.

Singer Ian Dury named his now-grown son Baxter, and Dr. Baxter Stockman was a scientist in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle" series.

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Name of Ron Burgundy's dog in the Will Ferrell movie "Anchorman"
Baxter could easily be used for a girl, since it's meaning, "baker", actually refers to a female baker.

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