Latin and English
"peace town"

Paxton Origin and Meaning

The name Paxton is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "peace town".

Paxton stands out from a lot of other two-syllable surname names for two reasons: the dynamic letter X in the middle, and its admirable peace association, providing the great nickname Pax.

One well known bearer is the British actor Paxton Whitehead.

# 257 in the US

Paxton Rank in US Top 1000

# 442 on Nameberry

Paxton Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Paxton Popularity

Famous People Named Paxton

  • Paxton James LynchAmerican NFL football player
  • Paxton WhiteheadEnglish actor
  • Paxton IngramAmerican pop singer ("The Voice")
  • Paxton James SchulteAmerican ice hockey player
  • Paxton BakerAmerican businessman and baseball team owner
  • Paxton White (b. 2009)son of ice hockey player Ian White
  • Paxton Wiercioch (b. 2015)son of ice hockey player Patrick Wiercioch
  • Terry Paxton BradshawAmerican NFL football player and actor
  • Bill PaxtonAmerican actor

Paxton in Pop Culture

  • Paxton Powerscharacter on animated series "Batman Beyond"
  • Paxton Fettelcharacter in the 'F.E.A.R.' video game series
  • Paxtoncharacter in the movie "Ant,Man"
  • Andrew Paxtoncharacter in movie "The Proposal"
  • Paxton Summerscharacter in the ebook "Hailstorm" by Relina Skye
  • Paxton McCrearycharacter from Season 5 of "The 100"