"peace town"

Paxton Origin and Meaning

The name Paxton is a girl's name of English origin meaning "peace town".

Set apart from other once-male-only surnames because of its peaceful element. This is one of the newest and trendiest names that mean peace.

# 7220 on Nameberry

Paxton Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Famous People Named Paxton

  • Sarah Paxton Ball DodsonAmerican painter

Paxton in Pop Culture

  • Paxton Osgooda main character in "The Peach Keeper," by Sarah Addison Allen
  • Sonya Paxtoncharacter on TV's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • Emma Paxtoncharacter in The Lying Game series
  • Juliette "Jules" Paxtonfrom movie "Bend it Like Beckham"