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Baxter Meaning


What does Baxter mean?

The name Baxter is of German origin.

The meaning of Baxter is "baker".

It is also of English and Scottish origin, where its meaning is "female baker".

Baxter is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bax-ter.

The Given Name Baxter

Baxter is a form of Baker. See Baker for further details.

Appealing and luminous, it is a name considered by many parents.

Sweet yet memorable, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Baxter is also great as a middle name.

Baxter falls into the occupational name category.

Baxter Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,201 in baby name popularity for boys with 62 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,124 in baby name popularity for boys with 64 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Baxter Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Baxter has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Baxter to other names.

Baxter Related Names

Baxter is a form of Baker.

Famous Baxters

    Baxter Numerology

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    Baxter Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Baxter in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Baxter.

    Just for fun, see the name Baxter in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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