First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
159k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
First
Last
On This Page

How to Pronounce Dixon

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Illinois, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Ohio, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Dixon?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Dixon mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Dixon

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Dixon to us below

Wiktionary

From Dick +‎ -son.

  1. A northern English patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Dixon

Dixon Hall Lewis was a senator. His career lasted from 1833 to 1843. Dixon was born on August 10th, 1802 in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. He breathed his last breath on October 25th, 1848.

Popularity:

Dixon Machado is a baseball player for the Detroit Tigers. Dixon was born on February 22nd, 1992 in San Cristóbal, Táchira.

Popularity:

Dixon Edwards is an athlete. He was most active from 1991 to 1998. Dixon was born on March 25th, 1968 in Cincinnati.

Popularity:

Dixon was born on July 23rd, 1861. He breathed his last breath on May 11th, 1946.

Popularity:

Dixon Ward is a hockey player. He was most active from 1992 to 2003. Dixon was born on September 23rd, 1968 in Leduc, Alberta.

Popularity:

Dixon was born on March 26th, 1880. He left this life on October 15th, 1954.

Popularity:

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dixon

Alesha was born Alesha Dixon on October 7th, 1978 in Welwyn Garden City.

Popularity:

Popularity:

Willie Dixon was a blues, rock, roll, chicago blues, jump blues, rhythm, and gospel music musician, songwriter, arranger, record producer, boxer, and boxing. His ongoing career started in 1939. Willie was given the name William James Dixon on July 1st, 1915 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S. He died on January 29th, 1992.

Popularity:

Donna Dixon is an actress. She was most prominent from 1980 to 1997. Donna was given the name Donna Lynn Dixon on July 20th, 1957 in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.

Popularity:

Popularity:

Ivan Dixon was an actor, director, and producer. He was most active from 1957 to 1991. Ivan was given the name Ivan Nathaniel Dixon III on April 6th, 1931 in New York City, New York, U.S. He left this life on March 16th, 2008.

Popularity:

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 6 0 6
1910 5 0 5
1911 5 0 5
1912 6 0 6
1913 8 0 8
1914 18 0 18
1915 21 0 21
1916 14 0 14
1917 13 0 13
1918 28 0 28
1919 12 0 12
1920 25 0 25
1921 18 0 18
1922 23 0 23
1923 28 0 28
1924 24 0 24
1925 23 0 23
1926 19 0 19
1927 20 0 20
1928 24 0 24
1929 18 0 18
1930 15 0 15
1931 23 0 23
1932 18 0 18
1933 17 0 17
1934 18 0 18
1935 20 0 20
1936 26 0 26
1937 23 0 23
1938 27 0 27
1939 21 0 21
1940 31 0 31
1941 20 0 20
1942 32 0 32
1943 29 0 29
1944 28 0 28
1945 17 0 17
1946 28 0 28
1947 32 0 32
1948 33 0 33
1949 19 0 19
1950 25 0 25
1951 37 0 37
1952 22 0 22
1953 38 0 38
1954 27 0 27
1955 30 0 30
1956 32 0 32
1957 29 0 29
1958 23 0 23
1959 25 0 25
1960 28 0 28
1961 24 0 24
1962 20 0 20
1963 15 0 15
1964 17 0 17
1965 18 0 18
1966 16 0 16
1967 13 0 13
1968 21 0 21
1969 16 0 16
1970 12 0 12
1971 16 0 16
1972 16 0 16
1973 17 0 17
1974 12 0 12
1975 14 0 14
1976 11 0 11
1977 15 0 15
1979 16 0 16
1980 18 0 18
1981 12 0 12
1982 9 0 9
1983 20 0 20
1984 8 0 8
1985 9 0 9
1986 16 0 16
1987 14 0 14
1988 17 0 17
1989 25 0 25
1990 14 0 14
1991 20 0 20
1992 25 0 25
1993 25 0 25
1994 24 0 24
1995 27 0 27
1996 38 0 38
1997 25 0 25
1998 28 0 28
1999 33 0 33
2000 35 0 35
2001 22 0 22
2002 25 0 25
2003 35 0 35
2004 34 0 34
2005 38 0 38
2006 33 0 33
2007 35 0 35
2008 37 0 37
2009 50 0 50
2010 56 0 56
2011 58 0 58
2012 54 0 54
2013 61 0 61
2014 75 0 75
2015 70 0 70
2016 80 5 75
2017 60 0 60

Where is the name Dixon popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Dixon as a first name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Dixon as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in Texas, New York, or California.

Popularity of Dixon as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Dixon as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Georgia, North Carolina, or Mississippi.

Common last names for Dixon

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Hall
  • Rodriguez

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dixon U.S.
  White 54.25% 64.26%
  African American 39.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.96% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dixon

People with the last name Dixon are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Dixon

  • How Popular is the name Dixon? Dixon is the 5,583rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dixon was the 167th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dixon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,705 babies born with the first name Dixon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dixon to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dixon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dixon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dixon is Wednesday, February 4th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Dixon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dixon was in 2014 with a total of 75 babies.
  • Random Dixon Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dixon is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Dixon: Your name in reverse order is Noxid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dioxn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dixon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 159,480 people with the last name Dixon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dixon? Dixon was ranked as the 167th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

What Dixons Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Dixon

Name poster for Dixon(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.