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Braxton Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \b-rax-ton\
Number in U.S 👶 52,000
Rate in 2021 239
Numerology 🔢 4
Name origin 🌍 English

Meaning of Braxton

Meaning and originality:

This named transferred version of an English name which itself was originally the name of a place. Etymologists believe that Braxton means "Bracc’s settlement" from the Olde English personal name “Bracc” plus the word “tÅ«n” meaning "settlement, farm". It must be said that the origin of Bracc is still unknown.  However, there is no identifiable place called Braxton in England and that's why other experts claim that this name is an altered spelling of Browston. Brownston is located in the southeastern county of Suffolk. In this case, Braxton would translate into "Brown’s settlement or farm". In this version Brown which originats from the Olde English "brun", means "dark, dusky."

Braxton is mostly used as a surname. Only in 20% of the times it is used as a first name.

Here are some famous people named Braxton:

Braxton Bragg (Confederate General in the American Civil War)


What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name him Braxton?

As a name, Braxton suggest that you are a very important part of the society. You have a great sense of structure which makes you an excellent asset to any company and organization. You are also stable, disciplined, practical, reliable, hard-working, and frugal. You do not like acting on your impulse. Before taking a decision, you think about it thoroughly. Turning ideas to reality is one of your best features.

Knowledge is what motivates you. When it comes to analyzing things, you are an idealist who likes to consider all the details. You are very good at solving mental or physical puzzles. You love to participate in research and prefer to deal with scientific facts. The possibility of you being shy, reserved, and quiet is very high. Trusting other people might be difficult for you. You have an excellent intuition, use it wisely.

You are a sensitive person whose mood can change based on the remarks made by other people. Some of the words that can describe you include: Peaceful, adaptive, cooperative, and reliable. You usually accept things reluctantly and without disagreeing. In order to be happy, you need to have companionship. You like collecting things and it's possible that you have a treasure hidden somewhere.

How do people react to you?

People believe that Braxtons are: sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. . People feel comfortable around you and generally count on your support. You are not obsessed with fashion and it's possible that you might even be a shabby dresser. Others think that you will be a good dad or mom.

People believe that this name is modern, youthful, and unintellectual.

Lucky colors: All shades of gray and bright blues

Lucky day(s): Thursday


It must be noted that because of the history attached to this name, this name can sometimes carry a certain tone and make people believe that you believe In certain political and racial views that might not be acceptable everywhere. In America, The popularity of this name is relatively recent. Despite that, Braxton has a good trajectory and it seems like it will continue its uptrend in the list of the most popular names in the U.S.

This name is particularly popular in certain states. It’s a Top 50 choice in West Virginia, Kentucky and Alabama. It’s also ranked in the Top 100 in Idaho, Utah and Mississippi –It is also very popular in Oklahoma, Nebraska and Tennessee.

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Comments on the name Braxton
9/13/2022 1:07:24 AM

This is my son's name. I named him after a friend because it was a great name and a little unusual. He is 7 now and there are THREE Parkers in his class of 20! Wish I had gone a little more unusual. However, I still love the name.

12/9/2021 3:30:54 PM

I can't help but think of Braxton-Hicks contractions when I hear this name. And let's be honest, who wants a reminder of any sort of contractions on a daily basis. ?? Just my opinion.


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Braxton?
The origin of the name Braxton is English.
*️⃣ How many people are named Braxton?
Almost 52000 people are named Braxton.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Braxton?
The names of James, Jacob, Dylan, Elizabeth, Brandon