Axton - boys name

Axton name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 75%

Axton name meaning:

The name Axton is of English origin and has a strong, masculine vibe. It is derived from the Old English surname "Achelstan," which means "oak stone" or "acorn stone." The name combines the elements "ac" meaning "oak" and "stan" meaning "stone."

Symbolically, the oak tree represents strength, endurance, and stability, while the stone signifies groundedness and solidity. Thus, the name Axton carries connotations of resilience, power, and reliability. It suggests a person who is steadfast and unwavering in their beliefs and principles.

Parents who choose the name Axton for their son may be drawn to its rugged and robust appeal. It is a name that exudes a sense of strength and dependability, traits that are often associated with traditional masculinity. Additionally, the unique and modern sound of Axton adds a touch of individuality and distinction to the name.

Origin: English

Swordsman's stone.

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Overall UK ranking: 1218 out of 4789

22 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Axton

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