Laxton Family History
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Laxton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places called Laxton, in East Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, and Northamptonshire. The Northamptonshire place name is formed from an Old English personal name Leaxa + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The other examples were named with Leaxa + -ing- (denoting association with) + tun.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Layton, Claxton, Luxton, Paxton, Saxton, Lawton, Maxton, Axton