Brixton: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Brixton

An English place name referring to a district in South London. It’s thought to be derived from the name Brixistane, meaning “the stone of Brixi” – a boundary stone placed by Saxon Lord Brixi. OR, it could be something derived by parents who like the sound of Braxton but not the popularity that goes with it, so they changed up the vowel. Potato, po-tah-to.

Nicknames:

Brix.

Famous people named Brixton:

There are no notable Brixtons - until yours grows up to do something notable, that is.

Fun facts:

The South London neighborhood of Brixton is known as a rather tough area, and has a history of race riots.

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