[ 2 syll. clax-ton, cl-axt-on ] The baby boy name Claxton is pronounced as KLAHKSTahN †. Claxton is mainly used in the English language and it is of Old English origin. The name's meaning is Clack's town; hill town. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself from various places so named, such as in Norfolk and North Yorkshire in England. The place name could be from the Old Norse name Klakkr combined with the Old English element 'tun' (meaning town, settlement, homestead). The first element could also be the Old English 'clacc'.
Claxton is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Claxton: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"