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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Axton

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  • A submission from Ohio, United States says the name Axton means "Swordsman's stone" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Axton means "Sword stone" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Axton means "Gift of God".
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International Interest
  1. A male given name
  2. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Axton

Hoyt Axton was a country music, folk music, blues, and rock music singing, songwriter, and actor. He plays Human voice and Guitar. His career lasted from 1960 to 1960. Hoyt was given the name Hoyt Wayne Axton on March 25th, 1938. He died on October 26th, 1999.


Mae Boren Axton was a music promoter and educator. Mae was given the name Mae Boren on September 14th, 1914 in Bardwell, Texas. She left this life on April 9th, 1997.


Ian was born in 1970.


His military service ended in 1928. John was born on July 28th, 1870 in Salt Lake City. He breathed his last breath on July 20th, 1934.


Mildred was born on January 9th, 1919 in Coffeyville, Kansas. Mildred is also known as Tuttle and Mildred Darlene. She breathed her last breath on February 6th, 2010.


Georgina Axton is an athlete for the Portsmouth F.C. Ladies.


How popular is the baby name Axton in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 7 0 7
1992 5 0 5
1994 6 0 6
1996 11 0 11
1997 9 0 9
1998 5 0 5
1999 7 0 7
2000 9 0 9
2001 8 0 8
2003 14 0 14
2004 16 0 16
2005 26 0 26
2006 29 0 29
2007 47 0 47
2008 62 0 62
2009 85 0 85
2010 107 0 107
2011 127 0 127
2012 222 0 222
2013 246 0 246
2014 308 0 308
2015 359 0 359
2016 339 0 339
2017 414 0 414
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International Interest for Axton

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Axton as a first name

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Popularity of Axton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Axton U.S.
  White 93.98% 64.26%
  African American 1.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Axton

People with the last name Axton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Axton

  • How Popular is the name Axton? Axton is the 5,912th most popular name of all time. As a last name Axton was the 29,550th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Axton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,468 babies born with the first name Axton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Axton to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Axton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Axton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Axton is Sunday, July 27th, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Axton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Axton was in 2017 with a total of 414 babies.
  • Random Axton Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Axton is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 14 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Axton: Your name in reverse order is Notxa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anotx. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Axton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 798 people with the last name Axton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Axton? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Axton as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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