Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Brock’s Town
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Braxton Girl)

In 2017 the name Braxton...

• was given to 3,320 baby boys
• was the 118th most popular name for baby boys
• was 87% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in West Virginia, Arkansas, and Kentucky
• was least popular in Alaska, New Hampshire, and Deleware
• was about as popular as Luis and Damian
Babies Named Braxton Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Braxton...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1955
• is 18215% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 503% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Arjun, Josiah, Kylen, Emelia, Jenesis, Eden
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Rudy, Nelson, Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Braxton Per State
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Geographically the name Braxton...

• 13% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Easton, Waylon, Jaxon, Raelynn, Presley, Blakely
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Nathan, Nicholas, Giovanni, Alexandra, Leah, Sofia
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Braxton by the Baby Name Institute

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• How similar is the naming popularity of Braxton compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Braxton rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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