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Gender: M Meaning of Paxton: "peace town" Origin of Paxton: Latin and English Paxton's Popularity in 2015: #230

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.

Paxton has risen nearly 200 places to Number 230 in the past few years, making it one of the fastest-rising names for boys, while remaining a distinctive choice.

One well known bearer is the British actor Paxton Whitehead.

Famous People Named Paxton

Paxton James Lynch, American NFL football player
Paxton Whitehead, English actor
Paxton Ingram, American pop singer ("The Voice")
Paxton James Schulte, American ice hockey player
Paxton White (b. 2009), son of ice hockey player Ian White
Paxton Wiercioch (b. 2015), son of ice hockey player Patrick Wiercioch
Terry Paxton Bradshaw, American NFL football player and actor

Pop Culture References for the name Paxton

Paxton Powers, from TV show "Batman Beyond"
Paxton Fettel, character in the 'F.E.A.R.' video game series
Andrew Paxton, character in movie "The Proposal", played by Ryan Reynolds
Paxton, character in the movie "Ant-Man"

Paxten, Paxtun, Pax, Paxon, Packston