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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Paxton
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Paxton in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Paxton:
Records indicate that 7,802 boys in the United States have been named Paxton since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 1,487 people in the U.S. were given the name Paxton. Those people are now 6 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Paxton
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13 Positive Comments
"There is this cute boy named Paxton and he is so freaking cute. Now he akedme out and i said yea. So all the paxtons i have known are cute. I have never hear of a girl having a name like Paxton it is so stupid to name a girl that. BYE" Apr. 26, 2016:
"My nine year old son's name is Paxton Cole. There weren't many Paxton's when I named him, but we are now meeting younger Paxtons. I hope the name doesn't get popular and over used! It's unique but not odd." Aug. 1, 2015:
"This gender neutral name is my son's name. I first heard and liked it as a girl's name, but loved it for a boy - and it suits him perfectly; he's unique and abhors violence. (Pax meaning Peace)" Mar. 26, 2015:
"My one year old sons name is Paxton. Everyone who asks his name loves it. It's unique but not too weird and I think it will age well with him :)" Nov. 13, 2014:
"My twin brothers name is Paxton Antonio. My name is Orion Alexander. We love our names." Sep. 23, 2009:
"Reminds me of the actor Paxton Whitehead. I really like it and think it is sounds very handsome and quite masculine." Jan. 2, 2009:
"This is my nephews name. He is adorable and this name fits him perfect." Jan. 2, 2009:
"We named our little boy Paxton. His twin sis is Olivia. I love his name, and their nicknmes together: Pax and Liv." Nov. 7, 2008:
"My name is Paxton Lorenzo Brown, I am 12 years old and I love my name. I love that it means peace. I know one other boy with my name but he was just born in 2008." Oct. 21, 2008:
"Paxton Alexander is my son's name. He gets compliments all the time on his name." Oct. 16, 2008:
"There isn't a category for girl's name Paxton because this is a boy's name duh! It would sound strange on a girl and she would get mistaken for a boy all the time. I hate that so many people are giving boy names to girls!" Oct. 16, 2008:
"My son is Paxton and I love his name. He is only 5 1/2 months old but I'm sure he will love it some day." Oct. 16, 2008:
"i know a beautiful girl named paxton. Im surprised there isnt a category for girls named paxton but i guess its an uncommon name which is cool" May. 17, 2007:
2 Neutral Comments
"My name in Jacob Paxton and I never heard it as a last name." Nov. 16, 2014:
"My daughter's name is Paxton and she loves that her name is unique. Other than the occasional reference to "he" when I call to make her a doctor's appointment, we haven't had any problem with this being a "boy's" name." Dec. 19, 2007:
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