Last name: PAXTON

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PAXTON : This last name is indexed 66,281 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PAXTON : English: habitational name from any of the places in Northumberland (Paston in Kirknewton) or Huntingdonshire (Paxton). The former probably derives from an Old English personal name Pælloc + Old English tūn ‘farmstead estate’. The placename Paxton in Huntingdonshire is probably from Old English pearroc ‘enclosure paddock’ or perhaps from an Old English personal name Pæcc + tūn.

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