First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bixby

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Bixby means "Lost or unkown" and is of Unknown origin.
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Alt. Meaning

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bixby

Bill Bixby was an actor and director. His career lasted from 1961 to 1993. Bill was given the name Wilfred Bailey Everett Bixby III on January 22nd, 1934 in San Francisco, California, U.S. He left this life on November 21st, 1993.


Jerome Bixby was a science fiction, western, and western fiction novelist, short-story writer, and short story. Jerome was given the name Drexel Jerome Lewis Bixby on January 11th, 1923. He left this life on April 28th, 1998.


Jaydee Bixby is a country music singing and songwriter. He has been prominent since 2007. Jaydee was born Jaydee Bixby on August 14th, 1990.


Horace Ezra Bixby was a steamboat pilot, steamboat captain, inventor, steamboats of the mississippi, invention, steamboatpilot, and steamboatcaptain. He was most active from 1848 to 1912. Horace was born on May 8th, 1826 in Geneseo, New York, US. He left this life on August 1st, 1912.


Anna Pierce Hobbs Bixby is a midwife, herbologist, doctor, midwifery, and herbalism. Anna was given the name Anna Pierce in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or Tennessee.



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Popularity of Bixby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bixby U.S.
  White 92.95% 64.26%
  African American 0.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bixby

People with the last name Bixby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bixby

  • How Popular is the name Bixby? Bixby is the 56,947th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bixby was the 8,114th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bixby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27 babies born with the first name Bixby in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bixby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2010 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Bixby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bixby is Sunday, February 26th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Bixby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bixby was in 2015 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Bixby Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bixby is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Bixby: Your name in reverse order is Ybxib. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bbyxi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bixby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,086 people with the last name Bixby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bixby? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Bixby as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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