Braxton

Pronunciation: bra-hksto-hn
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

Braxton is a given name of English origin, meaning "badger" as well as "Brock's town". The name is believed to have originated from an old English surname, 'Bractune,' which means 'Bract's town'. Additionally, it is derived from the Old English for "Brock's Town" or "Brock's Settlement" and also comes from the Middle Ages word for "badger". This nocturnal animal is known for sleeping through the night, which is a characteristic that new parents might wish for their little Braxton. The name Braxton has a long and distinguished history, with famous people sharing this name including actor Braxton Beckham, War General Braxton Bragg, and football player Braxton Miller. The popularity of the name increased in recent years, reaching its peak at 118 in 2014 and 2017. However, it has experienced a slight decline in recent years, remaining in the top 150.

Braxton Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Braxton is currently #182 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Braxton is currently #182 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Braxton is currently #179 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Braxton is currently #179 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Braxton

  • Braxton Cook: Braxton Cook is an American jazz saxophonist, vocalist, and composer known for his contemporary jazz music.