Claxton Family History
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Claxton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places named Claxton, for example in County Durham, Norfolk, and North Yorkshire, probably from the Old Norse personal name Klakkr (see Clack) or possibly from Old English clacc ‘hill’ + Old English tun ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Laxton, Clayton, Clanton, Caton, Catton, Caston, Cayton, Layton