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Boy Name: Sexton

Name: Sexton
Pronunciation: \sex-ton\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: church custodian
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Saxton, Sextus, Sixto
Similar Names: Dexton, Rexton
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 680

Description

Sexton \sex-ton\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Sexton is "church custodian". Occupational name. The sexton (or sacristan) is responsible for the upkeep of a church building.

Baby names that sound like Sexton are Saxton, Sextus and Sixto. Other similar baby names are Dexton and Rexton.

Popularity

Sexton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#680 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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