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Boy Name: Dixon

Name: Dixon
Pronunciation: \dix-xon\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Dick
Origin: English
Related Names: Dick
Variant forms: Dickson, Dix
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 139


Dixon \dix-xon\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dixon is "son of Dick". Scottish surname transferred to first name. Author Dixon Wecter.

Dixon has 2 variant forms: Dickson and Dix.

For more information, see also the related name Dick.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dixon.


Dixon is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#139 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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