Gender: Male Meaning of Braxton: "Brock's settlement" Origin of Braxton: English Braxton's Popularity in 2018: #130

Braxton Origin and Meaning

The name Braxton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Brock's settlement".

Braxton entered the popularity ranks in 1985 and has been climbing steadily ever since. It has gained from the all-powerful X-factor, and perhaps also from the reality TV show, Braxton Family Values, featuring singer Toni and her sisters Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar. Though it might sound new, there was a prominent Confederate Civil War general named Braxton Bragg.

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Rank in US: #130

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In Progress Says:


I'm torn... I also think of Braxton hicks but I associate the name with the football player Braxton Miller, of whom I'm a big fan! I'm 50/50 on it... either way, Go Bucks!

autumnreverie Says:


I can't believe how popular this name is. All I can think of is Braxton Hicks. What would make a mother name their child that? Heh.

ARose1712 Says:


I can't help but think the mother must have had one too many Braxton Hicks contractions...

MaryKathryn Says:


My best friend has a little brother named Braxton and he is full of energy. Although, when I hear Braxton, I think Braxton Hicks

lesliemarion Says:


All aboard for Braxton!